6imperialism

6imperialism - Imperialism March 26, 2010 I. Causes:...

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Imperialism March 26, 2010 I. Causes: Industrial Revolution A. In earlier times, interested in trade, not conquest B. Settled on the coast and would trade with the natives C. By 1870, native populations could not produce goods in sufficient amounts of sufficient quality to satisfy the European market D. Western manufacturers and plantation operators moved in E. Wanted to make sure everything is running efficiently, and investments were safe 1. Could not rely on natives, so bring in French, Germans, British a. They will want houses and to bring their families b. Will want things they are used to in their native countries (golf courses) c. Also banks, shops, grocery stores, railroads, steam engines, electricity F. Wanted new markets; only goods from a sp. country can be sold in an area G. Industrial Revolution provided the means 1. Natives could not drive the foreigners out because a. iron ships b. advanced weapons; no one had weapons that West developed c. West was far stronger than any other civilization
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2010 for the course HIST 1003 taught by Professor Zucker during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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6imperialism - Imperialism March 26, 2010 I. Causes:...

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