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Global 10

Imperialism

TermDefinition
Sepoy Rebellion a rebellion that took place a.a.r.o. a newly released gun whose cartridges were laced with cow and pig fat.
Protectorate a form of imperialism where rulers of a nonindustrialized nation were left in place but EXPECTED to follow Eurpean advice
Rudyard Kipling 1865-1936 English poet who was born in India and wrote White Man's Burden
White Man's Burden a peom written by Rudyard Kipling expressing the subject of colonization & imperialism
Scramble for Africa was the invasion, occupation, division, colonization and partition of African territory by European powers
Berlin Conference a conference of 14 European countries that split up the continent of Africa 1884-1885
Sphere of Influence area in which an outside power claims exclusive economic privelages;industrialized country controls another country's trading privelages Britain-China
British Raj a British appointed ruler of India; British puppets
Cecil Rhodes British colonial financier and politicial officer in South Africa that supported British imperial interests
Mughal Empire (1526-1957) Muslim Empire that was founded by Babur the Mongol; Mongol expansion:Taj Mahal
Sepoy hired Indian soldiers who served the British Empire; suppose to protect British interests
Henry Morton Stanley funded by King Leopold II to explore the interior of Africa
British East Company a trading coompany that developed in the 1600s; connected Britian with East Asia; made a lot of $ for Britian from Indian goods and controlled trade
Nationalism Extreme pride in one's nation; it can be a mark of a belief in superiority United in a common language, culture, ethnicity and customs young turks- Armenian Genocide Nazis-holocaust
Suez Canal An artificial body of water that connects the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea Connects Europe to Asia Construction started in 1859 and completed in 1869 ( 10 yrs) Britain had made Egypt a protectorate British controlled the suez canal
Ottoman Empire An empire that arose in the 1400's and fell in 1917 (end of WWI) Turks conquered Constantinople in 1453 and renamed it to Istanbul- Basporus and Dardanelles between Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea Islam-Suni- leaders Sultans Sick Man of Europe
Armenian Genocide A time period at the end of the 19th century- early 20th century where an estimated 1.5 million armenian christians were systematically killed 1915- killing squads, massacres, marches, forced starvation as a result of the the sick man of Europe
Young Turks A nationalist group that arose in the Ottoman Empire in the 1900's Wanted political change led a revolution that over threw the sultan
Created by: mbarkley