Imperialism quiz

  1. Empire
    states or countries under a single supreme authority, formerly esp. an emperor or empress.
  2. Colonialism
    The policy or practice of acquiring full or partial political control over another country, occupying it with settlers
  3. raw materials
    • The basic material from which a product is made.
    • rubber
    • iron
    • cotton
    • tea
  4. Indirect control
    The control of one peripheral unit by another through some sequence of events that involves human intervention.
  5. assimilation
    a policy in which a nation forces or encourages a subject people to adopt its institutions and customs.
  6. Congo Free State
    The Congo Free State was a government privately controlled by Leopold II, King of the Belgians through a dummy

  7. British Raj
    british ruler of india
  8. Suez Canal
    • a human-made waterway, which was opened in 1869, connecting the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea.
    • used for trade
  9. White/Black Man's Burden (docs found below)
  10. Spheres of Influence
    spatial region or conceptual division over which a state or organization has significant cultural, economic, military or political influence.
  11. Opium Wars/Boxer Rebellion
    war over trading and drugs
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Imperialism quiz