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Transcript of Imperialism
Gradual process beginning in 1750's
East India Company:
Joint stock corporation - trading company (stock)
Trading ports since 1600's
Death of Aurangzeb & decline of Mughal Empire (divided) What were the motives for European imperialism? Imperialism: Extending political and economic control over an area without a significant settlement Why specifically was
Britain so powerful? The White Man's Burden" by Rudyard Kipling (1899) British Control Britain vs. Russia
Known as "Great Game" Control: Direct Rule:
Settler rule: French West Africa Directly run by colonizing nation British in Nigeria Used indigenous African rulers within a colonial administration Cecil Rhodes's British South Africa Company
"Rhodesia" (Zimbabwe) Direct rule + Settlement How did Africans respond and react? Legacies of Imperialism: Increase of migrations
Rise in indentured servants
Superiority of one race
Social Darwinism (survival of the fittest = justifies mistreatment)