New Imperialism Lecture

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Age of New Imperialism: From Industry to Empire:

Age of New Imperialism: From Industry to Empire

Prompt: What do you think this picture is about? What is happening? :

Prompt : What do you think this picture is about? What is happening?

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objectives I will be able to … describe the pneumonic device MMM (merchants, missionaries, military) to a peer. explain the relationship between industrial growth and the need for resources. relate the concept of Social Darwinism to imperialism by writing a summary. write sentences correctly using content vocabulary.

Imperialism:

Imperialism When a stronger country takes over another country *MMM—Merchants, Missionaries , Military Old v. New Imperialism Old— influence over another country (late 17 th century) Trade & Missionaries New— direct control of other countries (late 19 th century)

Cause:

Cause Industrial Revolution European countries needed: Natural Resources / Raw Materials New Markets Cheap Labor

If you were an industrialized country, what would you do if you did not have natural resources?:

If you were an industrialized country, what would you do if you did not have natural resources?

Effect:

Effect They had to look for resources somewhere else Africa & Asia Created competition b/w countries The more countries you controlled, the more power you had Nationalism Industrialization encouraged Imperialism !

Reasons for Imperialism:

Reasons for Imperialism

Reason 1: Economic:

Reason 1: Economic M MM ( merchant , missionary, military) Needed natural resources to make products in factories: Rubber Oil Manganese ( for steel)

What natural resources did colonies have that industrialized countries needed?:

What natural resources did colonies have that industrialized countries needed?

Reason 2: Religion:

Reason 2: Religion M M M (merchants, missionaries , military) Moral duty to spread Christianity to uncivilized (savage) people Known as “The White Man’s Burden”

Reason 3: Power:

Reason 3: Power MM M (merchants, missionaries, military ) Protect natural resources & k eep out other countries Social Darwinism —survival of the fittest Superior races = industrialized countries Superior military  take over inferior people

Do you feel colonizing a country for their natural resources is ethical? Why or why not?:

Do you feel colonizing a country for their natural resources is ethical? Why or why not?

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