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Q1W5 Vocab

Vocabulary for W5 - Imperialism

Imperialism when a powerful country uses military, political, or economic power to gain control of another country
Nationalism the pride people have in their nation and culture
Empire a group of nations that are all controlled by one government
Humanitarian having concern for or helping to improve the welfare and happiness of people
Oppression the unjust or cruel treatment of people by authority
Indigenous something that is originally or naturally from a certain place
Indirect control colonies had to do what the imperialists wanted, but they were left to govern themselves through local leaders
Direct control colonies were governed by the imperialist nations, and lost all control of their government
Unequal Treaty documents that the Chinese government was forced to sign, which strongly favored European interests over the well being of China
Spheres of Influence a country or area which another country has the power to affect developments, even though it has no formal authority
Created by: sean.siegert