wh2 ch.32 - Chapter 32: Cecil Rhodes: o Went to S. Africa,...

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Chapter 32: Cecil Rhodes: o Went to S. Africa, an entrepreneur who monopolized diamond mining o Entered politics as prime minister of the British Cape Colony o Wanted/worked at extending British control to all of Africa but wanted to expand to all of the world Regarded expansion as a duty of mankind Suez Canal: o Enhanced the effectiveness of steamships o Regarded as a “tool of empire” o Facilitated the building and maintenance of empires by enabling naval vessels to travel rapidly between the world’s seas and oceans o Lowered costs of trade between imperial powers and subject lands The Great Game: o What British agents call the risky pursuit of influence and intelligence in Central Asia o Prussian & British explorers ventured into Central Asia and mapped terrain, mountain passes, and sought alliances o Imperial expansion brought much of Central Asia into the Russian empire o Competition among European powers led to further imperialism in SE Asia French Indochina: o French imperialists built the largest SE Asian colony o Consisted of VN, Cambodia, and Laos
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course HISTORY 165 taught by Professor Freeman during the Summer '11 term at Coastline Community College.

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wh2 ch.32 - Chapter 32: Cecil Rhodes: o Went to S. Africa,...

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