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06.04 Imperialism: Note Guide Take notes using the guide as you complete the lesson and activities. Big Ideas What I Learned What were the motivating factors that contributed to imperialism and colonization? To succeed in the mercantilist system, To control resources necessary for industrialization, To fuel industrialism at home, To become more competitive, To support racial bias and ideas of Social Darwinism. How and where did colonization develop? Empires in the West: The Western Empires were established and developed far earlier than those later empires formed in the east. Empires in the East: The Western Empires were established and developed far earlier than those later empires formed in the east. The American Empire: The United States immune from the lure of imperial expansion. As early as 1823, President Monroe had issued the Monroe Doctrine that warned all European nations against any interference in the Americas (Western Hemisphere), which was claimed as a U.S. sphere of influence.

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