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46 Cards in this Set

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When foreigners invested in Latin American Countries, what generally accompanied their investment?
foreign interference
What was Japan weakened by, by the 1800s?
economic problems
What were the Meiji reformers determined to do?
strengthen Japan against the west
Even though the Meiji had reforms,diddid the reforms help women?
women were still assigned a secondary role in society
Who mostly benefited from development in colonial Korea?
What was one reason Japan felt they needed to expand their empire?
a lack of natural resources
What effect did westward expansion have on Native American Canada?
It destroyed their way of life
What was one result of economic dependency?
the destruction of local cottage industries
What became the central focus of the United States policy in the Americas?
the Monroe Doctrine
What was Latin Americans' view on the Panama Canal?
They viewed it as an example of Yankee or U.S. imperialism.
Chapter 13
Social Studies 9

Where did most of the profits from the imperial global exchange go to?
the industrialized nations
What were the industrial nations that colonized Southeast Asia to add to their global empires?
France Britain, Spain Germany, and the U.S.
What did modernization, according to western imperial powers, mean the subject people should do?
accept western cultures
What did competition among western powers for global empires cause?
increasing political tensions
Why did the United States intervene in Latin American countries in the early 1900s?
to protect American lives and investments
By gaining control of this country, Japan became an imperialist power.
What are some political consequences of imperialism?
increased tensions among western powers
How did Western imperialist nations try to modernize the lands they conquered?
by imposing western culture on subject people
What did the people of Africa, Asia, and Latin America contribute to the global economy that emerged in the early 1900s?
labor and resources
What best describes events in Japan during the period of the Meiji restoration?
There was rapid industrialization and economic growth.
What was the result in Japan from the Meiji Restoration?
modernization of the nation's industry
Because of the modernization of Japan during the Meiji Restoration, the result was?
Japan would rise as an imperialistic Nation
Japan tried to solve the problem of its scarcity of natural resources between the Meiji Restoration and World War II by?
establishing a policy of imperialism
What was a major goal of the Meiji government in Japan?
establish Japan as an industrial power
Even though Latin American nations gained political independence, why did they remain economically dependent?
Latin American nations still relied on foreign investment and imported foreign goods
What was one result of colonization between indigneous people in Australia and New Zealand?
indegenous people resisted colonization and many were killed
How did imperialism increase tension among industrial nations? (extended response)
1. united people with different ethnic backgrounds under a single government.
2. competition for more land, natural resources, markets
3. The desire to be the best.
Compare effects of imperialism on western cultures and traditional cultures.
Spread Christianity
introduced new foods
cheap labor
more natural resources

loss of tradition & culture
families disrupted
destruction of cottage industries
economic dependence
What were the industrial powers first interested in the Pacific Island for?
as olaces to train their soldiers
The next 15 cards are vocabulary. Cut out these cards and study them separately.
A business organization established by a group of people, stockholders, with permission from the government. Every stockholder is an employee, so no single individual is liable for the company's debt of failure.
loyalty to a local area
The enlightened rule of the Japenese where they adopted ideas of western governments economies, technologies, and custioms to improve their society.
Meiji Restoration
another term for unification
The factors of production which are required to produce goods and services.
land, labor, capital
Domination by one country of the political, economic, or cultural life of another country or region.
self governing nation
A society with a common language and culture which gives it a sense of identity.
homogeneous society
Economic term foor when less developed nations export raw materials to industrial nations and import manufactured goods.
economic dependence
system in which workers owe labor to pay off their debts
the exchange of goods or service between people
A usually small-scale industry carried on at home by family members using their own equipment
cottage industry
degree of prosperity in a nation, as measured by income levels, quality of housing and food, medical care, educational opportunities, transportation, communications, and other measures.
standard of living
a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland
Original inabitants of a region