Imperialism tivya passey

is the policy of extending the rule or power of a nation over foreign countries, or of acquiring and holding colonies and dependencies.
taking for granted for what we own

Great Britain takes control of India

Britain created a Protectorate, which is where a country creates its own government that makes them have outside power. They were able to take control of Nigeria. Great Britain participated in imperialism in India. Their government watched the East India Company. This company ruled over India. The company also had an army, that were now led by British officers and yet they still had a bit Indian soldiers and workers. Britain wasn't able to take control of Africa but they were able to take control of India and Nigeria. Great Britain was able to do this because of the american revolution, they could colonize them and India had raw materials making them more of a target.

Ruled over India

Hawaii vs. United States

In 1898, the Spanish-American war occurred due to an explosion from the U.S.S Maine. This changed a lot in history. When this occurred, it made the annexation of Hawaii pass. 46 senators had declined this until everything changed. The Hawaiians were mad and made petitions until the US took control over them. "The Hawaiian Islands remained a U.S. territory until 1959, where they became a state, the 50th state. The petition against the annexation is proof of how the people of Hawaii felt about the annexation. Everything changed when the U.S.S. Maine exploded and the U.S. entered the Spanish-American War." (https://unitedstatesimperialism.wordpress.com/about/)

Men and Women's Petition against the Annextion

France takes advantage of Haiti

1/3 of Hispanola was given to France in 1697. The French turned this into one of their colonies. They used the island to make coffee, sugar cane, cotton, dyes, and some spices. Some African slaves were brought to the island to work on the land and keep the produce fresh. Because Haiti was mostly populated by African slaves, it was easy for them to take over because they were already partially in control and it was also a bit destroyed. The French say they had "no reason to justify their actions". Due to that fact that the French imperialized Haiti, half the slaves died from overworking. They were forced to work long hours and were whipped and tortured. One negative thing that happened was because they had taken over Haiti they have to pay 90 million Francs and then Haiti became the poorest country in the west after the occupation of France and the US.

showed no respect

Imperialism in China

All that were involved in this was France, Britain, Germany, Japan, and Russia. They all wanted to fix the trade problem and China earned more than they spent. The life for the people there during imperialism was much inequality, lots of foreigners, shoot up growth of population, etc. People were hungry, starving, and didn't have jobs. China got addicted to the power and open for trade ports. Some of the negative effects were growth in population, inequality, and rise in addiction towards opium. The positive effects were they had strong nationalism and a new structure in their government.

"Imperialism is a bad idea"

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