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SC 7-3-5 IMPERIALISM

SC SC 7-3-5 2014 Growth of Imperialism/ US Expansionism /Differing Views

TERMDEFINITION
IMPERIALISM one nation extends its control to the government and economy of another nation
direct rule colony is ruled directly by the "home" country - the imperial power- (the country claiming the colony)
indirect rule and protectorate people have their own government, but the "home" (IMPERIAL POWER) country has the final say in important matters
sphere of influence Imperial power has the sole (only) right to trade, invest, or do business in the region
East India Company British company that tried to monopolize trade in the Indies
Oceana South Pacific Islands, Australia, New Zealand all claimed by the British
British Empire British held colonies held in all 4 hemispheres
Suez Canal Canal built by the French through Egypt connecting The Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea opening a route to the Indian and Pacific without having to go around Africa
Panama Canal canal built by the United States through land that belonged to Colombia in South America connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
sovereignty a people's right to pick their own government
natural resources valuable assets found in an area (examples: good soil, oil, gold, coal, forests, iron ore, minerals, diamonds)
Zulu War African tribe fought off British colonization for 6 months before the British took control of the territory
Sepoy Rebellion first attempt by the people of India (SEPOY soldiers) to shake British rule
viceroy title given to the king's representative sent to rule in India
Open Door Policy all nations would have equal trading rights in China (opposite of sphere of influence)
Boxers Nickname for the Society of Harmonious Fists in China
Boxer Rebellion The Society of Harmonious Fists who tried to resist the European and American influence by staging a rebellion in Beijing
modernize advance technology
Created by: mhardy