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British Imperialism

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4 invasion, occupation, division, colonization and annexation of African territory by European powers during the period of New Imperialism, between 1881 and 1914.
6 chain of events that restored practical imperial rule to Japan in 1867 under Emperor Mutsuhito; shift from Shogunate isolation to Meiji modernization and industrialization of Japan making it a world leader and major threat in imperial rule and power.
7 1894 - 1895 war between China and Japan over the control of Korea resulting in the independence of Korea and the Chinese cessation to Japan of Formosa and the Pescadores.
8 foreign affairs initially used to refer to the United States policy established in the late 19th century and the early 20th century; spearheaded by Secretary of State John Hay.
9 (1884 - 1885) regulated European colonization and trade in Africa during the New Imperialism period, and coincided with Germany's sudden emergence as an imperial power under Otto von Bismark; not a single African representative was part of the decisi
10 task, believed by white European colonizers, that they were to impose “superior” Western civilization on the “savage, heathen, inferior” black and Asian inhabitants of European colonies.
11 ndia under the British Empire; India produced luxury goods and precious stones and metals for Britain, and brought in a vast majority of the Empire’s revenue from trade.
13 country or area in which another country has power to affect developments though it has no formal authority; areas of China under the exclusive economic control of Industrial powers.
15 period of colonial expansion by European powers, the United States of America, and the Empire of Japan during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, characterized by an explosion of territorial conquests more rapid than that of the Spanish in the 16
16 1857 - 1895 revolt of the sepoy troops in British India, resulting in the transfer of the administration of India from the East India Company to the crown.
1 two wars in the mid-19th century involving British and Chinese/Manchu disputes over British trade in China and China's sovereignty.
2 South African Dutch Afrikaner republic that discovered gold in the region in 1886 sparking the interest of the British in South Africa, which resulted in a gold rush and later the Boer Wars from 1899 - 1902.
3 first war from 1881 - 1882, when the British and the Boers fought the Zulus.
5 United States admiral/commodore who led a naval expedition to Japan in 1853 and signed a treaty in 1854 opening up trade relations between United States and two ports in Japan; also aided in Japanese modernization.
12 second war, when the British and the Boers fought each other; led to the British control of South Africa and a mass genocide of the Boers in “refugee camps” where they were starved until the surrendered or died.
14 second King of the Belgians, known for the founding and exploitation of the Congo Free State as a private venture for American journalist Henry Morton Stanley to open up equatorial Africa.
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