Imperialism and the Opium Wars - Imperialism and the Opium Wars 1 What is the difference between imperialism and colonialism Imperialism could simply

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Imperialism and the Opium Wars 1. What is the difference between “imperialism” and “colonialism?” - Imperialism could simply mean the creating of an empire by expanding into the neighboring states or regions and also expanding its dominance. Colonialism however is a period where a country conquers and rules over other states or regions. The difference between the new imperialism (19 th century) and the old colonialism (16 th -17 th century) was that Europeans came and conquered stayed. Imperialism on the other hand, the Europeans exploited Africa, India and south East Asia as a source of raw materials and controlled the political system. 2.What happened in 1997? 3.What are two things that describe China at the time of the Manchu dynasty?

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