Ch 36: FTCE Social Science: Impact of Imperialism & Nationalism

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These lessons will help you prepare for the FTCE Social Science exam by aiding you in your review of the impact of imperialism and colonialism. Our video lessons, short quizzes and other study aids make test preparation fun.

FTCE Social Science: Impact of Imperialism & Nationalism - Chapter Summary

Watch these lesson videos to improve your understanding of how imperialism and colonization have shaped the world. In these lessons, our professional instructors will discuss the causes and effects of the imperial expansions of modern nations. Following these lessons, you should be better prepared for exam questions on the Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE) Social Science exam about:

  • The impact of imperialism and colonialism on political communities
  • New imperialism, national rivalries and moral superiority of European Imperialism
  • Yankee Imperialism, the Roosevelt Corollary and Dollar Diplomacy of the U.S.
  • Wars and territorial acquisitions that expanded the Japanese Empire
  • The unification of Italy and Camillo Benso
  • Otto von Bismarck and the unification of Germany
  • Western trade with Japan in the mid-18th century and Japanese westernization
  • Effects of globalization and cultural imperialism

In addition to these lesson videos, you will also have the opportunity to fortify your understanding of the material by reading the lesson transcripts and taking the lesson quizzes. Use the results from the quizzes to discover topics you don't understand and then use video tags to return to and study the parts of the lessons that explain them. Whenever you find a topic that confuses you, you can ask our instructors for assistance through the teacher tabs on the lessons.

8 Lessons in Chapter 36: FTCE Social Science: Impact of Imperialism & Nationalism
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Imperialism & Colonialism in the International System

1. Imperialism & Colonialism in the International System

Throughout history, major political powers in the international system turned to imperialism and colonialism to increase their wealth and power. In this lesson, you'll learn more about imperialism and colonialism and the impact it has on political communities.

European Imperialism: Characteristics, Motives & Effects

2. 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

3. 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.

Japanese Imperialism: Territorial Acquisitions & Wars

4. 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 Unification of Italy: Summary, Timeline & Leaders

5. The Unification of Italy: Summary, Timeline & Leaders

In this lesson, we explore the piecemeal unification of Italy which took place in the 19th century. Created in part by the brilliant statesmen Camillo Benso di Cavour, Italy as we know it did not fully take shape until 1870.

The Unification of Germany: Summary, Timeline & Events

6. The Unification of Germany: Summary, Timeline & Events

In this lesson, we explore the unification of Germany in the 1860s and 1870s, largely accomplished through the statecraft of the Chancellor of Prussia and later Germany, Otto von Bismarck.

The Westernization of Japan During the Meiji Era

7. The Westernization of Japan During the Meiji Era

In this lesson, we explore the opening of Japan to Western trade by Commodore Matthew Perry in the mid-18th century. We'll then look at the ensuing westernization of the country in the Meiji period.

A Global Transformation in Culture & Cultural Imperialism

8. A Global Transformation in Culture & Cultural Imperialism

In this lesson we explore the concepts of globalization and cultural imperialism, two important issues that have only just begun to shape the 21st-century world.

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