Ch 15: 19th and 20th Century Imperialism

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Relive the scramble for territory that characterized the 19th and 20th centuries as Western powers expanded their empires through colonization. These video lessons will serve as excellent preparation for the CEOE Middle Level Social Studies exam.

CEOE Middle Level Social Studies: 19th and 20th Century Imperialism - Chapter Summary

Experience the days when the sun never set upon the British Empire. Britain, Germany, France, Russia, Japan and the United States all sought to gain territory and the wealth that this territory brought with it during this period. As you work through the videos, you will review the following information:

  • Japanese wars for territory
  • End of the last imperial dynasty in China
  • Impact and consequences of European imperialism
  • American imperialism
  • War between Russia and the Ottoman Empire
  • African exploration and colonization
  • European colonization in Asia

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CEOE Middle Level Social Studies: 19th and 20th Century Imperialism Chapter Objectives

The CEOE Middle Level Social Studies exam is part of the teacher certification process for the state of Oklahoma. It is criterion referenced, measuring the performance of each candidate against a state-established criterion rather than against other candidates. The lessons in this chapter align with Subarea I: U.S., World and Oklahoma History.

This is a computer-based test with 80 multiple-choice questions and one constructed-response item for which you must create a written answer that is approximately 150 to 300 words in length.

7 Lessons in Chapter 15: 19th and 20th Century Imperialism
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Japanese Imperialism: Territorial Acquisitions & Wars

1. Japanese Imperialism: Territorial Acquisitions & Wars

In this lesson, we will learn about Japanese imperialism. We will highlight the major territorial acquisitions and the wars that expanded the Japanese Empire.

The Fall of China's Qing Dynasty

2. The Fall of China's Qing Dynasty

In this lesson, we will learn about the fall of the Qing dynasty. We will explore the factors that led to its collapse, and highlight key events and developments.

European Imperialism: Characteristics, Motives & Effects

3. European Imperialism: Characteristics, Motives & Effects

This lesson will explore European imperialism in the 19th and 20th centuries. In doing this it will define New Imperialism and explain how economic growth, national rivalries, and moral superiority motivated it.

US Imperialism in the Americas: Causes, Timeline & Examples

4. US Imperialism in the Americas: Causes, Timeline & Examples

This lesson will explore United States imperialism in the Americas. In doing so, it will highlight the presidencies of Roosevelt and Taft, focusing on Yankee Imperialism, the Roosevelt Corollary, and Dollar Diplomacy.

Trouble in the Ottoman Empire: The Russo-Turkish War

5. Trouble in the Ottoman Empire: The Russo-Turkish War

This lesson explains the importance of the Russo-Turkish War of the late 19th century. In doing so, it highlights some of the conflict in the Balkans, as well as the treaties of San Stefano and Berlin.

The Colonization of Africa & the Berlin Conference: Definition & Purpose

6. The Colonization of Africa & the Berlin Conference: Definition & Purpose

This lesson will explore the 19th and 20th century colonization of Africa, which forever changed the political landscape of the continent. In doing so, it will highlight the Berlin Conference and the Principle of Effectivity.

Dutch, British and Russian Colonies in Asia: European Imperialism and Its Consequences

7. Dutch, British and Russian Colonies in Asia: European Imperialism and Its Consequences

This lesson will explore Europe's New Imperialism, which swept across Asia in the 19th and 20th centuries. It will highlight the Dutch East India Company, the Great Game, the Russo-Japanese War, and the Opium Wars.

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