Imperialism Unit

Current Learning Goal: to understand the development, important events, and effects of Nationalism, Imperialism, and industrialization.

Next: to understand the main causes, events, and effects of World War I, and its effect on the worldwide balance of power.

Standard 6: Understand the development of Western and non-Western Nationalism, industrialization and imperialism, and the significant processes and consequences of each

Standard 7: Recognize significant causes, events, figures, and consequences of the Great War period and the impact on worldwide balance of power

Recent Assignments:

Building Overseas Empires 24.1 page 215 in the workbook

Building a German Nation 22.1 page 197 in the workbook

Take notes on these short video segments:

German Unification part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Required DBQ Project Lesson: “What Was the Primary Cause of European Imperialism in Africa?”

Document A – Scramble For Africa (Map)

Document B – National Pride

Document C – Technology and Imperialism

Document D – Resources and Imperialism

Document E – British Trade and Markets (graph)

Document F – Rudyard Kipling (poem); Lobengula Khumalo (quote from African chief)

Essay – test grade, see rubric (document link) on the right side of this page

Key Terms:  Imperialism, New Imperialism, King Leopold II of Belgium, David Livingstone, Scramble for Africa, Berlin Conference, Shaka, Asante Kingdom, Cecil Rhodes, Union of South Africa, Suez Canal, annex, protectorate, indirect rule, Federation of Indochina, Colonialist, exploitation, Menelik II, Spheres of Influence, settlement colonies, dependent colonies, assimilation, Panama Canal, White Man’s Burden, Missionary, Meiji Restoration, Samoa, Guam, Spanish American War, Sino-Japanese War, sepoys, Mumbai, Bombay, Russo-Japanese War, Dutch East Indies, Treaty of Nanjing, Opium War, Taiping Rebellion, self-strengthening movement, Empress Ci Xi, Boxer Rebellion, Rammohun Roy, Thailand, Natural Resources, Big Stick Policy, Open Door Policy, Platt Amendment, Roosevelt Corollary, Teller Amendment, Treaty of Portsmouth (1905), Philippines

 Nationalism, Risorgimento, Young Italy Movement, Giuseppe Mazzini, Giuseppe Garibaldi, liberals, unification, Otto Von Bismarck, Kaiser, The Junkers, Franco-Prussia War, Realpolitik, Czar Alexander II, emancipation, serfs, Social Democratic Party, Autocrat, Pogroms, Russification, Duma, dual monarchy, Balkan League, Crimean War, militarism, alliance system, Triple Alliance, Triple Entente, Kulturkampf, Reichstag, Revolution of 1905, mobilization