Ch 16: European Imperialism

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This chapter goes over historical events of European imperialism in India, China and Africa. The enjoyable and easy-to-watch video lessons are conducted by professional instructors.

European Imperialism - Chapter Summary

This chapter fleshes out the historical forms and impacts of European imperialism within various countries and continents. Use these lessons to learn more about the relationship between major European powers and India, the Opium War in China, and the 'Scramble for Africa'. These lessons also discuss the following:

  • European expansions and roads to India
  • The role of the British East India Company in imperialism
  • Major battles and treaties related to European imperialism in China
  • European invasions and colonization in Africa

After going through these lessons, use the corresponding multiple-choice quizzes to test your understanding of European imperialism.

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