POOL – WORLD
European Imperialism in Africa and Asia
Directions: go to the website ahs whap imperialism.weebly.com
. Working individually or with a partner, answer
following questions. Make sure that you click through each supplemental link to help your research. Begin
the background section, and then work through the specific case studies. This must be completed in
In your own words, define the following terms, and draw a picture to represent it.
Term and definition
Image to represent
Imperialism: Spreading a country’s
power/expanding a country’s territory usually
through military force.
Industrialization: A process where an economy
transfers from agricultural to manufacturing. It is
characterized by mass efficient production by
Nationalism: Pride/support for one’s own nation.
Social Darwinism:The theories and ideas made by
Charles Darwin for natural selection applied
people, politics, and economics.
Using your knowledge of history and the information you just read, what were the main motivations behind
European imperialism? *Make sure you click on the ‘other causes’ link as well.*
main motivations behind European imperialism were industrialization, economy, exploratory,
ethnocentrism, political, and religion.