AP Chapter 17
Chapter 17: The Age of Western Imperialism
- How did early modern colonization differ from 19th century western imperialism?
- How did Britain use its economic might extend its influence around the world?
- Why was India such an important part of the British Empire?
- What was new about the “New Imperialism” and what role did economic motives play in 19th century imperialism?
- How did European politics contribute to the “scramble for Africa?”
- How did Russia come to control a vast and diverse Asian empire and what developments facilitated western penetration and control of Asia?
- How did technological innovations make 19th century imperialism possible?
- What was the relationship between missionaries and their home governments?
- How did science help imperialism capture the imagination of domestic audiences in Europe?
- The Close of the Age of Early Modern Colonization
- The Age of British Imperial Dominance
III. India-The Jewel in the Crown of the British Empire
- The “New Imperialism,” 1870-1914
- Motives for New Imperialism
- The Partition of Africa
VII. Russian Expansion in Mainland Asia
VIII. Western Powers in Asia
- Tools of Imperialism
- The Missionary Factor
- Science and Imperialism
XII. In Perspective