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Unformatted text preview: of Nations -economic, social, political, and military terms -change in economic thinking-> laissez-faire o more of an idea of free trade o tariffs on imported goods o getting rid of government control market should control itself many markets o benefited Britain most o colonies and slaves—do they help or impede this process? Not a moral issue, economics Approaches to Imperialism -Robinson-Gallagher o Free trade is inherently imperialistic Will lead to political control o Need politically stable market in addition to demand for goods o Entice political leaders-->need to create stable market o By wanting a stable economy somewhere will become politically and/or militarily involved Want other areas stable to buy your products...
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course HIST 038 taught by Professor Burns during the Fall '10 term at GWU.
- Fall '10
- World History