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Colonialism
A policy by which a contry maintains or extends its control over foreign dependencies and uses the dependencies' resources to strengthen and enrich the stronger country
Imperialism
THe policy of extending a nation's authority by territorial acquistion or by the establishment of economic and political domintaion over other nations.
5 motivations for colonialism
Economic, Political, Religous, Exploratory, Idealogic
Motivation - Economic (explain)
This included the desire to make money, expand and control foreign trade, to create new marketsfor products, to accquire raw materials and cheap labor, to compete for investments and resources, and to export industrial technology and transportation methods.
Motivation - Political (explain)
These were based on a nation's desire to gain power, to copete with other European countries, to expand territory, to exercise military force, to gain prestige by winning colonies, and to boost national pride and national security.
Motivation - Religous (explain)
This included the desire to spread christianity, to protect European missionaries in other lands, to spread European moral beliefs and values, to educate peoples of other cultures, and to end slave trade in Africa
Motivation - Exploratory (explain)
These were based on the desire to explore "unknown" or uncharted territory, to conduct scientific research, to conduct medical searches for the causes and treatment of diseases, to go on adventure, and to investigate "unknown" lnads and cultures
Motivation - Idealogic (explain)
These were based on the cultural values such as the belief that the white race was superior, other cultures were "primitive," Europeans should cilvilize peoples in other parts of the world, great nations should have empires, only the strongest nations will survive
What is militarism?
The ideology that military strength is the source of all security. In its mildest form it is often stated as many more specific arguements for military preparedness, all of which tend to assume that peace through strength is the best or only way to acheive peace.
What is the ideology that military strength is the source of all security?
Militarism
What is nationalism?
The devotion to the interests or culture of ones nation and the belief that a nation can and should rule itself.
What is The devotion to the interests or culture of ones nation and the belief that a nation can and should rule itself?
Nationalism
What is communism?
A state of society where there is no state(government), no private property, and no social classes.
In what -ism is there no private property, government, and social classes?
Communism
What is socialism?
A social system in which the means of producing and distributing goods are owned colletively and political power is exercised by the whole community.
What is a social system in which the means of producing and distributing goods are owned colletively and political power is exercised by the whole community.
Socialism
What is the political spectrum?
A way of comparing or visualizing different political positions, by placing them upon one or more geometric axes. For a political spectrum to exist there must be a range of beliefs.
What is defined as a way of comparing or visualizing different political positions, by placing them upon one or more geometric axes.
The political spectrum
Who was the leader who helped Indonesia to independence?
Sukarno
Who was the leader who helped China to independence?
Sun Yat Sen
Who was the leader who helped Burma to independence?
Aung San
Who was the leader who helped the Philippines to independence?
Jose Rizal
Who was the leader who helped India to independence?
Mahatma Ghandi
Who was the leader who helped Vietnam to independence?
Ho Chi Minh
Who was the leader who helped Russia to independence?
Father Gapon
Who was the leader who helped Malaysia to independence?
Prince Tengku Abdul Rahman
Who was the leader who helped Thailand to independence?
King Chulalongkorn
Who was the leader who helped Korea to independence?
Kim Gu
Name three Territorial disputes in Asia
China and Taiwan, Kashmir, and Israel and the Arabs
Give three examples of militarism in Asia.
Japan during World War 2, North Korea, Thailand.
What is globalization?
The increasing interconnectedness of the world economically, culturally, and politically.
What is a parenthetical citation?
Placing the author's last name in parenthases to give credit to sources.
Give three examples of Communism in Asia.
China, Russia (USSR), and Vietnam