Unformatted text preview: to assist other peoples to grown out of obscurity and into civilized life. He implies that this responsibility is due to social Darwinism. He then discusses the patriotism. He shows that the colonies are necessary to defend France´s interests in the world abroad, in order to keep her competitive with the rest of the world. How many other European countries were as actively involved in imperialism as France? How successful were they? I read all the assigned reading for this section....
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- Spring '09
- New Caledonia, French National Assembly, French National Assembly Jules Ferry