Anthony Alvarado and Austin Hernandez Period 4
Imperialism: Imperialism is when one nation takes a country by force.
Motivations for imperialism were control over foreign trade,expansion of territory, boost in national pride,and spread of moral beliefs
What were the motivations for imperialism
The western advantages that helped thier ability to takeover other areas were lands occupied helped evolve the western countries,this showed the country had power and would fend off other countries
What were the western advanteges that helped takeover other areas of the world
The Berlin conference was a meeting that regulated colonisation amd trade in Africa during the imperialism era.The conference caused more colonial activity by Europes power, also while eliminating African self governance
The Suez canal is a man made sea level water way in Egypt that connects the Mediterranean Sea to the Red sea.This canal was important because it allowed ships to get to Europe to Asia faster instead of going around Africa
The sepoy rebellion was a revolt that was caused because the gun powder cartridges were soaked in beef and pork fat. They rebelled because the cartridges being soked in animal fat was against thier relligion. The outcome of the rebellion was Britian took direct control over India
Balance of Trade
Balance of trade is the different values of other countries imports and exports
When a nations makes a huge profit of extra exports they have
When a country's imports exceeds the value of its exports.
The opium wars were two wars between China and western countries. The first war was between Britian and China.The war started because of when the market for Opium in India ran out the the Brithish decided to trade with china.Eventually China had other countries take over thier trade
The boxer rebelion was a civil war in china.The objective or goal of this war was to overthrow Quing Dynasty from power
The Boxer uprising was a anti-foreigner and anti-christian movement.The Quing Dynasty went along with this movement but after awhile they stopped supporting this movement.This movement ended with the boxers fighting against seven different armies