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The queen of Great Britain from 1837 to 1901. Her ideas of duty, thrift, honesty and hard work and, above all, respectability became symbol of the nation’s values. She brought confidence to the middle class and helped Britain expand it territory. Victoria
(1859 - 1935) A French artillery officer who was charged for treason for spying for Germany. Alfred Dreyfus
(1840 - 1902) A French writer, who was a major figure in the political liberalization of France and in the exoneration of Alfred Dreyfus. “J’Accuse!” blazed the newspaper headline. Zola was convicted of liber and fled into exile. Emile Zola
In the 1800s European domination by one country of the political, economic, or cultural life of another country or region. Imperialism
(1813 - 1873) A Scottish Congregationalist pioneer medical missionary who explored the African continent. He wrote about the people and opposed the slave trade. David Livingstone
Two wars fought during 1800 - 1881 and 1899 - 1902. The British fought against the Dutch settlers. Also known as “the South African War”. It was fought over the Cape Colony with the discovery of gold and diamonds. Boer War
In 1884 or “Congo Conference” It regulated European colonization and trade in Africa during the New Imperialism, and coincided with Germany’s sudden emergence as a power. It called for free trade on the Congo and Niger rivers. Berlin Conference
Is an artificial waterway in Egypt connecting the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. It opened in 1869 after 10 years of construction and is 100 miles long. Europeans enjoyed this because it shortened to the South and East Asia. Suez Canal
A mutiny of the East India Company on May 10, 1857 in the town of Meerut. It took unpopular steps by 1 requiring sepoy indian troops to serve anywhere and allowed Hindu widows to remarry. Finally they insulted the cow and pig both sacred in India. Sepoy Rebellion
(1839 - 1842) aka Anglo-Chinese War Disputes over trade between China and Britain. Hugh profits were made by putting Opium in Chinese Tea. This was outlawed by the Chinese government. Opium War
In 1899 a secret society with the goal to drive out the “foreign devils.” They opposed foreign imperialism and Christianity. These fighters attacked foreign communities across China. Boxer Rebellion
In 1899 it called for open trade with everyone on an equal basis and free access to ports so European nations, and the US could trade with China. Open Door Policy
The systematic killing of all or part of a racial, ethnic, religious or national group. Genocide
A relationship between a strong sovereign nation and a weak nation or area not recognized as a nation. Once the strong nation has established power over a weak nation, it can control the latter's affairs. Protectorate
s a spatial region or concept division over which a state or organization has a level of cultural, economic, military, or political exclusivity, accommodating to the interests of powers outside the state that controls it. Sphere of Influence
Created by: hwzone