Imperialism is when a stronger country takes over a weaker country.
EXAMPLES OF IMPERIALISM
- Great Britain taking over India
- The U.S. taking over Hawaii
- France taking over Eastern and Central Canada
- Spain taking over South America
The British troops and Navy were more successful then India´s at this time. This resulted in the British taking over India in the 1700´s.
Hawaii was organized into a formal U.S. territory and in 1959 entered the United States as the 50th state.
France owns some of Central and Eastern Canada which they gained in the 1700´s.
Spain gained control over South America in 1492.