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Ch 17: History Alive Chapter 17: Imperialism Throughout the World

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The Imperialism Throughout the World chapter of this History Alive! World Connections Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with global imperialism. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Imperialism Throughout the World textbook chapter.

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  • Identify the lessons in the History Alive! Imperialism Throughout the World chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the global imperialism topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the history topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • Motives and characteristics of European imperialism
  • Battles and treaties associated with European imperialism in China
  • Territorial acquisitions and wars in Japan
  • Reasons for American imperialism
  • Causes of US imperialism in the Americas
  • America's imperialist efforts in Hawaii, the Philippines and China

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6 Lessons in Chapter 17: History Alive Chapter 17: Imperialism Throughout the World
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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.

European Imperialism in China: Trades, Battles & Treaties

2. European Imperialism in China: Trades, Battles & Treaties

In this lesson, we will examine European imperialism in China. We will highlight the key themes associated with this topic, specifically the Opium Wars and the 'Open Door' Policy.

Japanese Imperialism: Territorial Acquisitions & Wars

3. 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.

American Imperialism: Definition, Reasons & Rising International Power

4. American Imperialism: Definition, Reasons & Rising International Power

When George Washington left office, he warned against getting drawn into global issues, yet just over 100 years later, the U.S. began its rise to become the dominant world power. What started this rise of American Imperialism?

US Imperialism in the Americas: Causes, Timeline & Examples

5. 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.

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!

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