Ch 15: Prentice Hall World History Chapter 12: The New Imperialism (1800-1914)

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The New Imperialism (1800-1914) chapter of this Prentice Hall World History Connections to Today, Modern Era Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with imperialism of the 1800s and early 1900s. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the New Imperialism (1800-1914) textbook chapter.

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Students will Learn:

  • Colonization of Africa
  • Fall of Muslim empires
  • Changes and politics of the Ottoman Empire
  • Effects of the Crimean War
  • British rule in India
  • American imperialistic efforts in Hawaii and the Philippines
  • Pressures on Chinese foreign trade

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7 Lessons in Chapter 15: Prentice Hall World History Chapter 12: The New Imperialism (1800-1914)
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The Colonization of Africa & the Berlin Conference: Definition & Purpose

1. 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.

Decline of the Muslim Empires: Ottomans, Safavids & Mughals

2. Decline of the Muslim Empires: Ottomans, Safavids & Mughals

During the 15th and 16th centuries, the most powerful countries in the world weren't in Europe or East Asia, but in the Islamic World. This lesson explains how they went from greatness to ruin.

The Ottoman Empire: Changes, Politics & Developments

3. The Ottoman Empire: Changes, Politics & Developments

In this lesson, we explore the problems the Ottoman Empire faced in the 19th century, and the many territorial losses it endured at the hands of Russia, Austria, and others.

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.

British Rule & Nationalism in India

5. 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.

American Imperialism in Hawaii, China & the Philippines

6. 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!

Western Pressures on Chinese Foreign Trade

7. Western Pressures on Chinese Foreign Trade

In this lesson, we will look at Western pressure on Chinese foreign trade. We will see how the European powers, most notably Great Britain, bullied China into trade. We will highlight the key themes associated with this topic, specifically the Opium Wars and the Open Door Policy.

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