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Four Types of Imperialism

History Project Pre-world war one

Rachel Joseph

on 11 May 2010

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Transcript of Four Types of Imperialism

Four Types of Imperialism Direct Rule Indirect Rule Protectorate Sphere of Influence -Sending officials and soldiers from France to administer their colonies France Impose French culture on their colonies and turn them into French provinces Africa Assimilation
-Colonists had intentions of "civilizing" African societies so they would be more like Europe Used strategy of "divide and rule" by implementing policies that intentionally weakened indigenous power networks and institutions Austria, France, Germany, Great Britian, Italy, Japan and Russia claimed exclusive trading rights to certain parts of China -An area in which an outside power claimed exclusive investment or trading privileges Third form of western control Europeans carved out these spheres in China and elsewhere to prevent conflicts among themselves -Used sultans, chiefs, or other local rulers. Encouraged children of local ruling to get education in Britain.
Groomed new "westernized" generation of leaders Could still resort to military force if its control over a colony was threatened Britain -Local rulers were left in place but were expected to follow advice of European advisors on issues such as trade or missionary activity Costs less money to run than a colony did Didn't require large commitment of military forces British India Africa Indirect rule increased divisions between ethnic groups and gave power to certain "big men" who had never had it before in pre colonial history Imperialism-
The domination by one country of the political, economic, or cultural life of another country or region.
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