IMPERIALISM reagan walk

Imperialism

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

GREAT BRITAIN

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.

U.S.

Hawaii was organized into a formal U.S. territory and in 1959 entered the United States as the 50th state.

FRANCE

France owns some of Central and Eastern Canada which they gained in the 1700´s.

SPAIN

Spain gained control over South America in 1492.

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