ImperialismDefinition Domination by one country over another country’s political, economic, and cultural life.
Industrial Revolution and Imperialism Industrialized countries needed raw materials such as cotton, coal, iron, oil, copper, and rubber They also needed foreign markets so they could compete with other industrialized nations to sell the most factory goods (more $$$)
Entrepreneurs realized there were big profits to be made Created factories where there were none Industrialized nations wanted to control other regions/countries to protect this type of investment Industrial Revolution and Imperialism
What continent do you think this person is from? What continent do you think this person is from? What is he standing on? What is he standing on? HOW is he standing on it – what does that mean? HOW is he standing on it – what does that mean? What is he wearing / carrying? What is he wearing / carrying? What do you suppose the strings symbolize? What do you suppose the strings symbolize?
Imperial Powers Western European Countries grew stronger than nations in Eastern Europe. They had strong economies (industry), organized government, and powerful armies Older civilizations declined in power Middle East, India, Asia, Africa This created an opportunity for European nations (and the United States, Japan and Russia) to control them.
What about the indigenous people? Indigenous (native populations) fought invaders with little or no weapons Colonies attempted to strengthen or reform their own traditions Growth of Nationalist movements to expel (get rid of) foreign imperialists
On your own sheet of paper, title it: “Ch. 11 Sec. 1 Review” You have two days to Read p. 339-344. Answer #1 - 8 (Sect. 1 Assessment p. 344) in complete sentences (or) write the question then answer in short answer)