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westernization
the spread of European civilization
Boers
the name the British called the Afrikaners-war with Britain in 1899 called the Anglo-Boer war, British won
sepoy
Indian soldier
viceroy
Parliament sent these to rule as the monarch's representative
Thailand is F.K.A.
Siam
sphere of influence
a region in the imperial power that had exclusive investment or trading rights
Meiji
tried to make Japan a great power capable of competing with Western nations
Cecil Rhodes
British adventurer who made a fortune from gold and diamond mining in Southern Africa, founded Rhodesia
imperialism
(1800-1914) one country's domination over the political, economic, and social life of another country
colony
a territory that an imperial power ruled directly through colonial officials
Rudyard Kipling
British writer who captured the essence of the imperialist attitude in his famous poem "The White Man's Burden"
partition
divide the region
David Livingstone
Scottish doctor and missionary who was the most famous explorer to venture into the African interior
Afrikaners
settlers who conquered the lands around the port which eventually became known as Cape Colony
Ci Xi
the emperor's mother who led conservatives
Muhammad Ali
governer of Ottoman Egypt
Sun Yat-Sen
a doctor revolutionary who wanted China to regain its former power and influence
Shaka
king of the powerful Zulu nation which conquered a large empire in Southern Africa
Matthew C. Perry
American commodore who commanded four American warships-wanted Japan to begin trading with the U.S.
Emilio Aguinaldo
leader of the Filipinos-defeated by U.S. troops
Mutsuhito
known as the Meji, or "Enlightened" emperor of Japan
Diponegoro
native prince from the East Indian island of Java who started a revolt against the Dutch in 1825
the capitol of South Korea
Seoul
the capitol of the Philippines
Manila
the capital of China
Beijing
Menelik II
Ethiopia's emperor-conquered many small kingdoms and reunified the Ethiopian empire
the capital of India
New Dehli
the capitol of Indonesia
Jakarta
the capitol of Thailand
Bangkok
What are the economic and social causes of imperialism?
nationalism prompted rival European nations to build empires in there quests for power; the Industrial revolution created a demand for raw materials and expanded markets, which prompted industrialized nations to seek new territories; religious fervor and feelings of racial and cultural superiority inspired European nations to impose their cultures on distant lands
the capitol of Iraq
Baghdad
the capital of North Korea
Pyongyang
What is the rationale of "White Man's Burden"?
they are sending their sons to go kill other people to serve their captives' need and they've turned evil after they were caught
the capital of Japan
Tokyo
the capital of Taiwan
Taipei
Sri Lanka was F.K.A.
Ceylon
Myanmar is F.K.A.
Burma
Tawain is formerly known as
Formosa
protectorate
had its own government, but its policies were guided by a foreign power