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Ch 41: Praxis Middle School Social Studies: European Colonization

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This part of the Praxis Middle School Social Studies review course examines the colonization of the world and helps you to review important topics that will appear on the exam.

Praxis Middle School Social Studies: European Colonization - Chapter Summary

In this area of the Praxis Middle School Social Studies course by Study.com, you will have the opportunity to study the expansion of European colonies and see what sort of content will be found on the Praxis Middle School Social Studies exam. The topics you will be looking at in this chapter are as follows:

  • The international system
  • European Imperialism in India, China, and Africa
  • Colonizing Africa and the Berlin Conference
  • Colonies across Europe
  • The Commercial Revolution

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7 Lessons in Chapter 41: Praxis Middle School Social Studies: European Colonization
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Imperialism & Colonialism in the International System

1. Imperialism & Colonialism in the International System

Throughout history, major political powers in the international system turned to imperialism and colonialism to increase their wealth and power. In this lesson, you'll learn more about imperialism and colonialism and the impact it has on political communities.

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.

European Imperialism in China: Trades, Battles & Treaties

3. 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.

European Imperialism in Africa: Invasions, Colonization & Rivalries

4. 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.

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.

Colonialism Across Europe

6. Colonialism Across Europe

In the late 1400s, European explorers learned how to cross the Atlantic Ocean. This lesson explores the impact of the colonization of the Americas by Europeans and the reasons they emigrated.

The Commercial Revolution: Economic Impact of Exploration and Colonization on Europe

7. The Commercial Revolution: Economic Impact of Exploration and Colonization on Europe

In this lesson, we'll discuss the Commercial Revolution sparked by Europe's interaction with the New World colonies. We'll learn about how mercantilism, banking and joint-stock companies transformed the economic face of the European continent.

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