Ch 25: Holt World History - Human Legacy Chapter 25: The Age of Imperialism

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The Age of Imperialism chapter of this Holt World History - Human Legacy Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with the Age of Imperialism. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Age of Imperialism textbook chapter.

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Students will learn:

  • The period of British rule in India
  • Dutch, British and Russian colonization of Southeast Asia
  • Territorial acquisitions of Japan
  • Characteristics of European imperialism
  • European colonization of Africa
  • Causes and aftermath of the Mexican Revolution
  • Results of the Spanish-American War
  • Timeline of U.S. imperialism in the Americas

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9 Lessons in Chapter 25: Holt World History - Human Legacy Chapter 25: The Age of Imperialism
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British Rule & Nationalism in India

1. British Rule & Nationalism in India

Although they fell into full rule of India almost by accident, the British were able to bring remarkable ability and passion to their rule. That said, as some Indians fell in love with British culture, more longed for the ideals of democracy and nationalism that were denied to them. The legacy of British rule remains controversial to this day.

Dutch, British and Russian Colonies in Asia: European Imperialism and Its Consequences

2. 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.

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.

European Imperialism: Characteristics, Motives & Effects

4. 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

5. 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.

The Mexican Revolution: Causes & Initial Events

6. The Mexican Revolution: Causes & Initial Events

The Mexican Revolution started in response to the dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz. In this video, we look at the causes of the Revolution, and then explore the initial events that led to the removal of Diaz.

The Mexican Revolution: Aftermath & Effects

7. The Mexican Revolution: Aftermath & Effects

In this video, we examine the civil war that broke out in Mexico after Porfirio Diaz was removed from power as the various parties competed with each other for power. A quiz will follow.

The Spanish-American War: Causes, Goals & Results

8. 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.

US Imperialism in the Americas: Causes, Timeline & Examples

9. 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.

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