28 - Civilizing Mission Berlin Conference(1884-1885 Belgian...

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New Imperialism: 1. Global 2. Role of Europeans Colonial Administrators Mass Politics 3. Tools of Empire Transportation Communication Military Technology Maxim gun Battle of Omdurman, Sudan (1898) Killed about 11,000 in 5 hrs Resistance: South Africa – Boer War (1899-1902) Concentration Camp German South West Africa- Herero wars (1904-1908), Herero people wiped out -Medical Advances: Quinine = preventive for Malaria Paths to Empire British India n- Sepoy Rebellion (1857) Company Rule – Imperial Rule Imperialism: Economic Reorganization Infrastructure
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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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