Imperialism: When a country extends its power by destroying other country's that are weaker. There are four types of Imperialism, Colonial, Economic, Political, and Socio-cultural.
- United States taking over the Hawaiian Islands.
- Great Britain's colonization in South America.
- French established trading along the Indian coast during the 18th century, but the British East India Company had pushed them out by the 1800.
- United States defeated Spain in the Spanish American War in 1898, a easy task since Spain was past the peak of colonial power. The peace treaty gave the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and the Pacific island of Guan to the United States.