Imperialsim Leslie Rivera & Diana Gutierrez P.3
1.What is imperialism? Imperialism is when a country of the political, economic,or cultural life of another country or region have control.
A.) The motivations for imperialism were that Europe had little effect on the lives of the people of China, India, or Africa.
2. Europe had the advantages of strong economies , well-organized governments , and powerfularmies and naives;riverboats, telegraphs ,improved medical knowledge.
3.The Berlin Conference was an agreement that the Europeans made.They recognized Leopold's private claims to the Congo Free State.No Africans were invites to the conference which took place in 1884 in Berlin,Germany.
4. The Suez Canal is a waterway in Egypt that stretches for more than 100 miles . It is a important water route because it ships oils and cargo ships.
5. One of the most well-known upsprings during the British colonization
5. one of the most well-known upsprings during the British colonization ofindiawas a muttuity
of India was a mutiny of the native troops known as "sepoys".
They put India under the British crown, they demanded for the
Indians to pay taxes at the cost oh the occupying forces.
6 a. balance of trade is a different amount of value between a country's of imports and exports.
6 b. trade surplus is the money country's exports cost to their imports .
6 c. trade deficit is something that you sell to a businness as part of your payment for something new.
7 a. The opium war was the result of china's seperation and exclusion trade policywith the west. Other countries controlled China because the countries would trade things with China in exchange for opium.
7 b. the leader of the taiping rebellion wanted to find a new dynasty. the movement spread with alot of violence.
7 c. at first the boxers wanted to destroy the China dynasty. by late 1899 the boxers were killing christian missionaries and Chinese Christians.