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Unformatted text preview: David Park History Chapter 9 Notes Imperialism is the domination by one country of the political, economic, or cultural life of another country or region. The new imperialism exploded out of a combination of causes: Economic Interests Spurs Expansion, Political and Military Motives, Humanitarian and Religious Goals, applying Social Darwinism. In a protectorate, local rulers were left in place but were expected to follow the advice of European advisors on issues such as trade or missionary activity. A third form of Western control was the sphere of influence: an area in which an outside power claimed exclusive investment or trading privileges. The scholar and preacher Usman dan Fodio denounced the corruption of the local Hausa rulers. He called for social and religious reforms based on the Sharia, or Islamic law. The Zulus emerged as a major force in southern Africa under a ruthless and brilliant leader, Shaka. Paternalistic: view of Africans, meaning they saw them as children in need of guidance. Explorer and missionary Dr. David Livingstone. Journalist they saw them as children in need of guidance....
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2011 for the course ENGLISH 11 taught by Professor Dreiell during the Spring '11 term at College of the Canyons.
- Spring '11