History Notes on 2-27-07

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History Notes on 2-27-07 27/02/2007 13:33:00 Lecture Outline – Second Empires and the Scramble for Africa I. Intro II. New Imperialism Advancing Technology Medicine and Scientific Rationales Motives III. Scramble for the Africa IV. First Colonial Wars Important Dates/Terms Suez Canal, 1860 King Leopold II of Belgium Spanish-American War, 1898 Galapagos Islands Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) Origin of Species,  1859/ Decent of Man , 1871 Panama Canal, 1914 Boer War, 1899-1902 Charles Darwin H.M.S. Beagle
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Second Empires and the Scramble for Africa 27/02/2007 13:33:00 I. Introduction
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II. New Imperialism How its different then older imperialism o Bigger, and covers MUCH more of the world o Driven much more by nationalism then in earlier times Nationalism was still a part of it in earlier times however Advancing Technology o Much of the new technology makes communication much faster I.E. Railroads Start building them everywhere! Travel in the seas/oceans Iron Steam ship, have many advantages Run on coal (no wind is needed) Faster because wind doesn’t need to blow in the  right direction, etc. Break England’s power over the seas Canals Give the ability to change the world they live in o Suez in 1869 11 years to finish o Panama in 1914 Development of the Telegraph
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Developed in the 1860’s
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