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Chavez WH 27 Vocab

Ch 27 Vocab

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Imperialism Control by a strong nation over a weaker nation
Racism Belief that one race is superior to others
Social Darwinism Use of Charles Darwin's ideas about evolution to explain human societies
Berlin Conference Meeting at which Europeans agreed in rules for colonizing Africa
Shaka Zulu chief who created a large centralized state
Boer Dutch colonist in South Africa
Boer War War between the British and the Boers
Paternalism Governing in a "parental" way by providing for needs but not giving rights
Assimilation Absorbing colonized people into the culture of the imperialist nation
Menelik ll Leader of Ethiopian resistance
Geopolitics Interest in or taking of land for its location or products
Crimean War Conflict in which the Ottoman Empire halt Russian expansion near the Black Sea
Suez Canal Human-made waterway connecting the Red and Mediterranean Sea
Sepoy Indian soldier under the British command
"Jewel in the Crown" Term referring to India as the most valuable of all British colonies
Sepoy Mutiny Uprising of Indian soldiers against the British
Raj British rule over India from 1757 to 1947
Pacific Rim Southeast Asian mainland and islands along the rim of the Pacific Ocean
King Mongkut King who helped Siam modernize
Emilio Aguinaldo Leader of Filipino nationalists
Annexation Adding of territory
Queen Liliuokalani Last Hawaiian ruler of Hawaii
Colonial Rule Control of one nation by another
Colony Area governed by a foreign power
Convert To change religion
Direct Control System of completely governing a colony
Economic Imperialism Area controlled by private businesses rather than by a foreign government
Ethnic Related to one particular group or race of people
Filipino Person from the Philippine Islands
Indirect Control System of running a colony in which local rulers have some power
Missionaries People who spread the message of their religion
Protectorate Area with its own government under the control of a foreign power
Racist Belief that one race is superior to another race
Imperialism Control by a strong nation over a weaker nation
Racism Belief that one race is superior to others
Social Darwinism Use of Charles Darwin's ideas about evolution to explain human societies
Berlin Conference Meeting at which Europeans agreed in rules for colonizing Africa
Shaka Zulu chief who created a large centralized state
Boer Dutch colonist in South Africa
Boer War War between the British and the Boers
Paternalism Governing in a "parental" way by providing for needs but not giving rights
Assimilation Absorbing colonized people into the culture of the imperialist nation
Menelik ll Leader of Ethiopian resistance
Geopolitics Interest in or taking of land for its location or products
Crimean War Conflict in which the Ottoman Empire halt Russian expansion near the Black Sea
Suez Canal Human-made waterway connecting the Red and Mediterranean Sea
Sepoy Indian soldier under the British command
"Jewel in the Crown" Term referring to India as the most valuable of all British colonies
Sepoy Mutiny Uprising of Indian soldiers against the British
Raj British rule over India from 1757 to 1947
Pacific Rim Southeast Asian mainland and islands along the rim of the Pacific Ocean
King Mongkut King who helped Siam modernize
Emilio Aguinaldo Leader of Filipino nationalists
Annexation Adding of territory
Queen Liliuokalani Last Hawaiian ruler of Hawaii
Colonial Rule Control of one nation by another
Colony Area governed by a foreign power
Convert To change religion
Direct Control System of completely governing a colony
Economic Imperialism Area controlled by private businesses rather than by a foreign government
Ethnic Related to one particular group or race of people
Filipino Person from the Philippine Islands
Indirect Control System of running a colony in which local rulers have some power
Missionaries People who spread the message of their religion
Protectorate Area with its own government under the control of a foreign power
Racist Belief that one race is superior to another race