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AH Chapter 17


What is imperialism? Imperialism: involves the extension of a nation's power over other lands.
What did countries hope to gain by seeking new territories? Countries hope to gain a place for their military to make bases and coaling stations and strategic places. They also wanted to find a new place for their country's power to control.
Why did imperialists want to spread western culture? Imperialists wanted to spread western culture because places seemed like they were back in the time and they wanted them to catch up with everyone else so they would have a fighting chance for new territory.
What about Hawaii's location made it attractive to Americans? Hawaii's location made it attractive to Americans because ideal for navies to use as bases and coaling station. It was also great for ships traveling from America to Asia.
What role did sugar play in the desire of American to gain control of Hawaii? How sugar planters go around the law in order to gain control? It was great for sugar to be planted. They took taxes off of their sugar. As more and more Americans came to islands, investors in the sugar industry began increasing their control. Americans had a sweet tooth, and sugar planters grew very rich. To keep t
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