Imperialism Chapter 21 What are some……….. • Causes of imperialism? • Effects of imperialism? Motivations that influenced imperialism • • • • • Nationalism Industrialization Social Darwinism Christianity Trade Ports & Naval Bases Berlin Conference • European nations meet in Berlin and divided up the African continent. Hodge Podge • India colonized by Britain – Gandhi leads the independence movement • Opium Wars with China – China avoids colonization – Boxer Rebellion • Mathew Perry & gun ships forces Japan to trade to avoid colonization • European culture spreads • Traditional cultures disrupted Rebellions Against Imperialism • Boxer Rebellion – China • Boer War – South Africa • Sepoy Mutiny - India Explain the role of the following in advancing Imperialism…. • • • • Military technology Transportation technology Communication technology Medical advancements Does imperialism exist today? • After WWII, many imperialized nations were given independence. So, does imperialism still go on today?