4 Motivations to Establish Empire International economic and political competitionDemand for natural resourcesDemand for cheap laborSearch for new marketsRacism and ethnocentrism
5 Necessary Conditions for Building Empire Political stabilityWealthTechnological superiorityLarge PopulationSense of purposePatriotism?Racism?Religious conversion?
6 How are mercantilism, the Industrial Revolution and Imperialism connected? Accumulation of National WealthIncreased ProductionConsumer GoodsNeed More ResourcesNeed New MarketsIndustrialization
7 Two Stages of Imperialism First Stage: ConquestUsually requires military forceEconomic and political manipulationSecond Stage:ColonialismImperial power establishes a government through which it controls the affairs of the nationDirectImperial power sends its own officials to ruleIndirectImperial power rules through existing leaders (natives)
8 Establishing Colonialism Imperial powerSets up government and economic systemsTurns native population into laborersTaxationRequires natives to become consumersEx: Export wheat, sell cerealImposes “education” and religion on native population
9 African ProverbUntil Lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter
10 Which story or perspective of imperialism became the dominant one? Hunter or the Lion“Modernizing”“Civilizing”“Progress”“Uplift”“Robbed, cheated”“Racism”“Set back”“Oppression”Which story or perspective of imperialism became the dominant one?