Ch 12: NYSTCE Social Studies: European Imperialism

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Preparing for the NYSTCE Social Studies exam doesn't have to be too time-consuming or difficult when you utilize this chapter. It contains information about European imperialism, which you will see on the exam.

NYSTCE Social Studies: European Imperialism - Chapter Summary

When you go through the lessons in this chapter, you will be able to examine and possibly learn new things about the history of European imperialism to help you prepare for pertinent questions on the NYSTCE Social Studies exam. Some topics that will be covered include:

  • Characteristics and motives of European imperialism
  • India's European imperialism
  • Russian, Dutch and British colonies in Asia
  • Trades, battles and treaties resulting from European imperialism in China
  • Africa's European imperialism

Gaining knowledge about European imperialism throughout the world is made easy thanks to our lessons. Each one features a video format, which you can easily navigate through thanks to video tags. You can see if historical information is sticking by taking a quiz at the end of every lesson. To further improve your preparation for this social studies exam, you can utilize our lesson transcripts.

6 Lessons in Chapter 12: NYSTCE Social Studies: European 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.

European Imperialism in India & the British East India Company

2. 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.

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.

European Imperialism in China: Trades, Battles & Treaties

4. 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

5. 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 in Africa: Invasions, Colonization & Rivalries

6. 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.

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