History Notes 10:22 - JFK assassinated by the CIA LSD oral pres IMPERIALISM Motives Industrial Revolution-Nations Great Britain France Germany needed

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JFK assassinated by the CIA? LSD? oral pres IMPERIALISM Motives Industrial Revolution -Nations: Great Britain, France, Germany needed raw materials that were not available at home -Needed new markets for goods produced in their factories Jules Ferry 1832-1893 French statesmen holding several different positions in the French .... Imperialism was a source of national and international pride and political power National Grandeur Cecil Rhodes -British nationalist, entrepreneur, and imperialist -Not only the expansion of the empire but an expansion of race and English ideas and principles -At its high the British empire included 23% of the world land surface “The ultimate recovery of the US as an integral part of the British empire British were ruling everywhere ~ Rise of imperialism -Rough balance in advances and setbacks in material and intellectual culture, commer- cial development and political stability among major cultural regions of the world -Europe came to dominate the rest of the globe -on the eve of WWI Britain, France, Belgium, Holland, and Germany (less than 1% of the worlds land surface and 8% of its population) ruled 25% of the worlds population Moral purpose Spread of Christianity -Spreading of the “civilized” world -Joseph chamberlain, “The true concept of empire” 1897 -Colonial secretary from 1895-1902 -Colonial rule can only be justified if it adds happiness, comparative prosperity, security and peace to the colonized people White man’s burden, Rudyard Kipling -Written as response to American imperialism of the Philippines Colonialism in action -British colonialism in India began not with a nation but with a company -British east India company -British east India company filled the vacuum left by the decaying Mughal empire -Company pressured small Indian states to bay “subsides” for military protection
England turned raw materials into finished goods 2nd finished goods to indian markets for sale INDIA Sepoy mutiny or rebellion 1857 -sepoys were british trained indian soldiers 200,000 -rumors spread that the cartridges for their new enfield rfles were greased with lard and beef fat, exposing the sepoys to ritual pollution -since the cow was sacred to hindus and the pig was abhorrent to muslims all the sepy- os were outraged -direct rule by the english -india would become the crown jewel in the british empire over the next 90 years known as the raj burden of the CJ -rebellion of 1857 caused the british gvt to maintain a ratio of at least 1 british to 3 indian soliers

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