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Revised 2011
What is Imperialism?
Policy used by some nations to take
over other nations
Why do countries imperialize?
Raw materials/natural resources
New markets for finished products
Spread western civilization
 Kipling’s “White Man’s Burden”
 Social Darwinism
Convert people to Christianity
Establish military bases and overseas ports
Increase the power and influence of the
controlling nations
 Nationalism/desire to become a world
Impact on People in Controlled
Could not rule themselves
 Language, religion, and culture were
forced upon them by ruling nations
 Gave up natural resources without
 Literacy rates went up as education
 Health standards improves
How did the U.S. become an
imperial power?
 Hawaii
 SpanishAmerican war
 Cuba
○ Teller
○ Platt
 Puerto Rico
○ Foraker Act
 Guam
 Philippines
Resistance to Imperialism
What arguments may be made for and
against imperialism?
 Many people rebelled in the imperialized
 Boxer Rebellion in China
 Gandhi’s non-violent protest movement
against British in India
 Filipino Rebellion against the U.S.
How did the Treaty of Versailles
at the end of World War I impact
foreign policy?
Germany had to take
the blame for WWI
Took territory from
Germany had to pay
reparations, leading
to economic and
political instability
Germans had deep
resentment for the
Treaty of Versailles
Between the World Wars
World wide
depression created
political and
economic stability in
many countries
Rise of
dictatorships: Why?
Hitler and Germany
Stalin and USSR
Mussolini and Italy
Franco and Spain
Tojo and Japan
The Failure of the League of
Nations leads to World War II
U.S. remained isolated and did
not join
 Weak organization and could
not stop the rise of totalitarian
 Great Britain and France failed
with the policy of appeasement
 Germany attacked Poland in
1939 and Britain and France
followed the attack with a
declaration of war
 U.S. to enter in December of
1941 after the attack on Pearl
Results of World War II
Ended in 1945 with the U.S. dropping of
the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and
Marshall Plan
Differing intentions between the U.S. and
the Soviet Union would lead to the Cold
The U.S. and its allies formed NATO
The Soviet Union and its allies (“Satellites”)
formed the Warsaw Pact
 Churchill would state that “an iron curtain had
descended upon Europe”
Events of the Cold War
Truman Doctrine and Containment
Berlin Blockade
Atomic weapons and the arms race
Communist Revolution in China
The Korean Conflict
The Cuban Missile Crisis
The Vietnam War
The Berlin Wall fell in 1989, leading to the
reunification of Germany
U.S. Domestic Affairs in the
Red Scare
Women’s right to vote
The Great Migration
Immigration Restrictions
Revival of the Ku Klux Klan
Roaring 20s
Harlem Renaissance
Stock Market Speculation
Stock Market Crash
U.S. Domestic Policy in the
Great Depression
New Deal (Relief,
Recovery, Reform)
Dust Bowl
U.S. Domestic Policy 1940-1945
U.S. in World War II
Home Front
Women and
Minorities in the
Internment of
U.S. Domestic Policy 1945Present
Postwar Prosperity
 McCarthyism
 Space Race
 Immigration Patterns (Sun Belt, Rust
 Antiwar protest
 Counterculture Movement
 Women’s Liberation Movement
 Civil Rights Movement