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Ch 12: Modern World History - Patterns of Interaction Chapter 11: The Age of Imperialism (1850-1914)

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  • The characteristics and motives of European imperialism
  • The colonization of Africa
  • The African resistance to imperialism
  • Causes and impact of the Crimean War
  • The timeline for Europeans' rule over Egypt
  • The history of the British East India Company
  • Reasons for European colonization in Southeast Asia
  • U.S. imperialism in the Philippines, China and Hawaii

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8 Lessons in Chapter 12: Modern World History - Patterns of Interaction Chapter 11: The Age of Imperialism (1850-1914)
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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 Africa: Invasions, Colonization & Rivalries

2. European Imperialism in Africa: Invasions, Colonization & Rivalries

In this lesson, we will learn about European imperialism in Africa. We will explore the 'Scramble for Africa,' and highlight the key themes and events associated with it.

African Resistance to European Imperialism: Conflicts & Impact

3. African Resistance to European Imperialism: Conflicts & Impact

The late 19th and early 20th centuries in Africa were defined by constant European imperial invasions. In this lesson, we'll explore some of the ways that various African groups resisted European colonialism.

The Crimean War: Summary, Causes & Effects

4. The Crimean War: Summary, Causes & Effects

In this lesson, we explore the Crimean War of 1854-1856 between Russia and the Ottoman Empire, France, and Great Britain. It is often considered one of the more bungled military campaigns in recent Western history.

Egypt Under European Rule: Summary & Timeline

5. Egypt Under European Rule: Summary & Timeline

Egypt has always fascinated Europeans, but there were a few times when European empires took this fascination a bit too far. In this lesson, we'll explore European/Egyptian relations from the 18th through 20th centuries and examine times when Egypt was under European control.

European Imperialism in India & the British East India Company

6. European Imperialism in India & the British East India Company

In this lesson, we will learn about European imperialism in India. We will explore the relationship between European powers and India and examine the role of the British East India Company.

Economic Motives for European Colonization of Southeast Asia

7. Economic Motives for European Colonization of Southeast Asia

Around the same time that Europeans began colonizing the New World, they also sailed to the east. In this lesson, we take a look at why Europeans were so interested in Southeast Asia.

American Imperialism in Hawaii, China & the Philippines

8. 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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