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conferance provoked by Germany backfired on germany over the issues of the morrocco crisis
algeciras conference
exploited by leopold II at belgium under the berlin act. leopold was supposed to act as a trustee. he violated the agreement adn stripped the country of its resources.
belgian congo
english vs dutch settlers in s. africa. england won. 1899-1902. sowed that english tactics were no good
boers war
assembly of representatives of germany russia hungary britain france italy and the ottoman empire
congress of berlin
conflict in africa france and britain
fashoda incident
bron in 1852
played a mojor political and economic role in colonial s. africa. he was a financier, statesman, and empire builder with the philosophy of mystical imperialism
cecil rhodes
relationship between two states in which the stronger state guarantees to protect the weaker state from external protection in return for full or partial control of its domestic and foreign affairs
protectorate
in international polotics, the claim by a state to eclusive or predominant control over a foreign area or territory
sphere of influence
descendents of teh dutch in cape colony
afrikaners
held in 1884 and 1885
laid down the rules for onquest in africa:
1. european countires holding a a caost inland
2. occupation must be with real troops
3. must give notice of which countries are occupied
4. started the scramble for africa
berlin conference
a great movement that was the central experience in the saga of western expansion. one reason why the western impact ont eh world int eh 19th century was so powerful and so many-sided
great migration
the 1857 adn 1858 insurrection of teh muslim adn hindu mercenaries in teh british army which spread to central and northern adn central india before finally being crushed. primarily by teh loyal native troops in s. india. afterwords, britain ruled india directly
great rebellion
launched in 1898 by the chinese govt in an attempt to meet the foreign challenge
hundred days of reform
the drive to create vast political empires abroad, recalling european colonialism of the 17th adn 18th centuries adn contrastin wiht the economic penetration of non-western territories between 1816 adn 1880
new imperialism
grown legally in british occupied india and smuggled into china by means of fast ships adn bribed officials. opium became the destructice and ensnaring vice of the chinese
opium trade
japanese warrior nobility who were often poor, restless nd intensly proud
samurai
teh hereditary governor of feudal japan
shogun
italian immigrants who had no intention of settling abroad permenantly, going to argentina to harvest between dec. adn april adn returninf to intaly for the spring planting season. a frugal worker could save between $250-$300 in a single season
swallows
a term used widely by international organizations by scholars to group africa, asia, and latin america into a single unit
third world
the ida that europeans could adn should civilize more primitice, non-white peoples and that nonwhites would eventually recieve the benefits fo modern economics cities advanced medicines adn higher standards of living
white mans burden