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Imperialism: Chapters 11 & 12

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Chapter 11 HW Packet - Due December 4, 2013
Chapter 12 HW Packet - Due December 11, 2013
This combined unit focuses on Imperialism of the late 19th century.  We will work on South Africa as a case study and complete the Cry Freedom writing project.  As always, the test does have questions on everything we complete in class, as well as the textbook readings.
Fall 2010 students - we will NOT be completing the Cry Freedom Writing Project this year due to time constraints!
Causes of Imperialism + Visual of causes
South African History & Apartheid Notes
Poetry Analysis - White Man's Burden & Brown Man's Burden (http://staff.gps.edu/mines/Age%20of%20Nationalism%20-%20Brown%20Man%27s%20Burden.htm)
Test will be on January 11 (50mc).  Focus on what we did in class! For further focus information, possible essay topics include:
  • anaylze the causes of imperialism
  • describe the legacy that imperialism has left in Asia and Africa
  • analyze America & its connection to Latin America
  • compare Mexico & other Latin American countries' development
  • compare/comtrast different countries' experiences with imperialism
  • conflict between European and Asian imperialists
  • analyze a connection between Cry Freedom and imperialism
  • imperialistic success in the South Pacific
  • how did some countries escape imperialism?

Cry Freedom Writing Project

Cecil Rhodes demonstrated the British attitude toward Africa in Punch Magazine.

www.historywiz.com/ wealth.htm

Chapters 11-12: The Age of Imperialism


Map of colonial Africa


Africa before imperialism

David Livingstone


King Leopold II

Motives behind imperialism


Social Darwinism

Scramble for Africa

Berlin Conference, 1884-85

South Africa



Cape Colony

Boer War, 1899



sphere of influence

economic imperialism

indirect rule/control

direct rule/control


Qing Dynasty
Port of Guangzhou
Opium War, 1839
Treaty of Nanjing, 1842
Extraterritorial rights
Hong Xiuquan
Taiping rebellion, 1850s
Dowager Empress Cixi
Self-strengthening movement
Sphere of influence
Open Door Policy, 1899
Emperor Guangxu
Boxer Rebellion, 1900
US Commodore Matthew Perry
Treaty of Kanagawa, 1854
Emperor Mutsuhito 
Meiji Era
Sino-Japanese War, 1894-1895
Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905
Korean annexation, 1910
“yellow peril”
Latin American economies
Monroe Doctrine, 1823
JosÚ MartÝ
Spanish-American War, 1895
“Colossus of the North”
Panama Canal, 1903-1914
Roosevelt Corollary, 1904
Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
Texas revolt
Sam Houston
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1848
Benito Juarez
La Reforma
Ponciano Arriaga
Austrian Archduke Maximilian, 1862-1867
Porfirio Diaz
Francisco Madero
“Pancho” Villa
Emiliano Zapata
Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI)

Extra Credit - due the day of the test - write/type the question, answer & an explanation of the answer for each question & turn in to the teacher the day of the test. Worth 1 point each page.








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