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Unformatted text preview: Civilizing Mission Berlin Conference (1884-1885) Belgian Congo Explanations of New Imperialism: Hobson’s study of imperialism -Excess capital -Markets and materials -Immoral & anti-democratic Other Explanations:-Protectionism -Political -Mass Politics and Nationalism -Cultural-Religion-Civilizing Mission Natural Selection Herbert Spencer Survival of the fittest Social Darwinism / Biological Racism Conclusion: Industry and Empire Economic, political, and cultural factors Brutal hallmarks of the 20 th century...
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- Colonialism, Empire Transportation Communication, Empire British India