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Ch 14: OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Imperialism

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Imperialism has its own set of consequences. This chapter in the OAE Middle Grades Social Studies course examines the instances of imperialism throughout the world as they appear on the certification exam.

OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Imperialism - Chapter Summary

The effects of imperialism can be felt throughout history in many different parts of the civilized world. In this set of video lessons for the OAE Middle Grades Social Studies review course, you will have a chance to study up on the methods of imperialism practiced by different nations. You will be looking at the following topics in this chapter:

  • The British East India Company
  • Dutch, British and Russian colonies in Asia
  • European Imperialism in China
  • Japanese Imperialism
  • European Imperialism in Africa

The timeline feature, located directly below the presentations of each video, is a convenient device that allows you to take each lesson at your own pace and never worry about losing your spot. When you are satisfied and ready to move on, you can take advantage of the self-assessment quizzes included and see whether or not you are ready for the actual OAE exam.

6 Lessons in Chapter 14: OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: 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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