Imperialism: A policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force
Example 1:USA- They annexed Hawaii in 1896 and they got Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines during the Spanish American war.
ex. 2:Britain took over many places including: Boers-land, New Zealand, Canada, Ireland, Gibraltar, Cape Colony, Cyprus, Jamaica, India, Egypt, and Malta.
ex. 3: France took over many places including:Canada - eastern and central,French Guiana,Haiti,Brazil for a short time,Iles Malouines, Sao Luis for a short time,United States - area around the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, the Great Lakes,
ex.4: Spain- They took over Argentina Bolivia Chile Colombia Costa Rica East Florida El Salvador Guatemala Honduras Mexico Nicaragua Nootka (near Vancouver Island) Paraguay Peru Portion of the Southwestern United States - Arizona, California, Colorado, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah Uruguay Venezuela and West Florida