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1873 to 1896 Great Depression was a function of the dynamics of the Industrial Revolution and it led to many facets of imperialism Industrial Revolution had and an explosion of growth between 1816 and 1840, then had a slump, then grew again between 1851 and 1872 Finding consumers by converting non-Europeans into consumers of produced goods, investing capital in emerging markets such as railroads, and producing cheaper goods Building railroads in colonies gave Europeans access to raw materials and cash crops Division of Africa by imperial powers, also called the “scramble for Africa”, was during the late 19 th century economic depression Economic, political, and cultural motives for the seven or eight imperial,
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Unformatted text preview: industrial European countries to become such and capture other countries Importance of acting first in order to beat the other world powers to imperializing Conversion of peoples to Christianity as colonists White mans burden to Westernize people in countries that came under their imperial sphere Social Darwinism: Imperialism Justified by Nature by Karl Pearson How does progress come about and what happens to those who dont progress? How is nation defined and what to they have to do in order to stay in power? What will future struggles decide? Only progress or stagnation are possible under the theory of Social Darwinism...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course HST 211 taught by Professor Fraunholtz during the Spring '08 term at Northeastern.

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