AP WORLD HISTORY European Imperialism in Africa and Asia Directions: go to the website ahswhapimperialism.weebly.com . Working individually or with a partner, answer the following questions. Begin by reading the background section, and then work through the specific case studies. Answer the following questions. Background Define the following terms: Imperialism: Industrialization: Nationalism: Social Darwinism: What were the four main motivations behind European imperialism? Which of the four motivations do you think played the biggest role in imperialism? Why? Which played the smallest role? Read through Kipling’s poem. Explain how that poem, coupled with the increasing idea of social Darwinism, influenced European imperialism. What is the “white man’s burden”? AFRICA
AP WORLD HISTORY Background Analyze at least three factors why European empires desired to colonize Africa. Document A What considerations were made by the Europeans to the native Africans? What happened to the majority of the indigenous political entities in Africa by 1914?
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