many societies in ancient Africa the Incas and the Aztecs here in the Americas

Many societies in ancient africa the incas and the

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many societies in ancient Africa, the Incas and the Aztecs here in the Americas regularly warred and conquered neighboring territories. It’s no surprise as time went on, so did this practice. Many modern nations practiced and got rich off of Imperialism . Japan, England, Germany, the United States, Belgium, France, Portugal, and others exploited different parts of the world to increase their influence and control precious natural resources like gold, diamonds, and oil. The biggest difference comparing ancient imperialism to modern European imperialism is two fold: First was the size and scope of it. Instead of capturing territory nearby, countries like Belgium and France were taking control of territory thousands of miles from their borders. Secondly, was the Industrial Revolution.
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Think about it... How might the Industrial Revolution have either influenced countries to take over other places in the world or how could it have helped them? Jot down 3-5 of your ideas in the box below. The well developed countries who were able to support the industrial revolution boomed with military control and so their political position in the world.
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