Ch 14: AEPA: Imperialism in the 19th & 20th Centuries

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While studying for the AEPA Middle Grades Social Science exam, survey these lessons and explore how 19th and 20th century imperialism caused animosity between countries. You can take the cumulative chapter exam to gauge how well you understand the material.

AEPA: Imperialism in the 19th & 20th Centuries - Chapter Summary

Within these video lessons, investigate the events that led to an age of imperialism and colonization. As you bone up for the history questions on the AEPA Middle Grades Social Science exam, pay special attention to the following topics:

  • The motivations and impact of European imperialism
  • Causes that led to U.S. imperialism throughout the Americas
  • Imperialism and the Russo-Turkish war
  • The purpose of the Berlin Conference
  • Consequences of European imperialism in Asia

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AEPA: Imperialism in the 19th & 20th Centuries - Objectives

Each of the four sections on the AEPA Middle Grades Social Science exam has several assigned objectives, and Arizona educators must meet these objectives to receive endorsements to teach classes in this field. By far, the history section of the exam has the most objectives to meet. In fact, out of the 16 total objectives on the exam, eight of them are within the history section. The fourth objective in the history section measures an individual's knowledge concerning major events in world history between 1850 and the current year. Imperialism was one of those significant events. After you go through the lessons in this chapter, you should be more capable of choosing the correct multiple-choice answers to questions that ask about the impact and consequences imperialism had on the economy as well as relations between nations.

5 Lessons in Chapter 14: AEPA: Imperialism in the 19th & 20th Centuries
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European Imperialism: Characteristics, Motives & Effects

1. 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

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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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