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Ch 20: FTCE Middle Grades Social Science: 19th & 20th Century Imperialism

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Learn new things and review material you already know about 19th and 20th century imperialism in this chapter. When you are done, answering questions on the FTCE Middle Grades Social Science exam won't be as challenging.

FTCE Middle Grades Social Science: 19th & 20th Century Imperialism - Chapter Summary

Set yourself up for success for the exam by using our video lessons, which range from around 5-10 minutes. They are geared towards helping you review:

  • Characteristics and motives of European imperialism
  • Causes and timeline of US imperialism in the Americas
  • The Ottoman Empire
  • Berlin Conference and the colonization of Africa
  • Russian, British and Dutch colonies in Asia

Sharpen your history knowledge regarding imperialism by watching our video lessons. Watch them as many times as it takes to fully retain information for the exam. Test your knowledge with our self-assessment quizzes, and scroll back through different sections using the video tags in the timeline. Whether you are on a computer or smartphone, you can gain access to these educational resources.

7 Lessons in Chapter 20: FTCE Middle Grades Social Science: 19th & 20th Century Imperialism
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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.

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

2. 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

3. 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.

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.

The Spanish-American War: Causes, Goals & Results

5. The Spanish-American War: Causes, Goals & Results

The Spanish-American war was a new kind of war involvement for the U.S. It was not for freedom, it was not an internal conflict. It was fought over expansion and the idea of spreading American influence in the Caribbean and in the Philippines.

American Imperialism in Hawaii, China & the Philippines

6. American Imperialism in Hawaii, China & the Philippines

American imperialism had a major effect on the world. In this lesson, find out how a nation became a part of the U.S. for almost 50 years and how one kingdom became a U.S. state. The effect of U.S. imperialism in Asia and the Pacific had a long-lasting and far-reaching effect that we can still see today!

American Imperialism in Latin America & the Caribbean

7. American Imperialism in Latin America & the Caribbean

Around the turn of the 20th century, the United States entered a period of non-colonial imperial expansion throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Learn about the short-term and long-term effects of some of these policies in this video lesson.

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