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Department
History
Course
HIST 103
Professor
Jeffrey Byrne
Semester
Winter

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YEAR DEVELOPMENT 1800 - 1905 Week 2 - Berlin Conference (1884-1885)  Scramble for Africa  the European countries divided the African territories among themselves - Meiji Restoration (1868) : structural change – feudal  emperor, also, marks the beginning of the Western influence  Japan's trade began to increase  nothing to 200mil - (1870) Adopting gold standard: in Pound Sterling  unstable method because G.Britain must be able to maintain its economic superiority in the market - Revolution in Columbia occurred  US supported it  new republic was born  signed a treaty that allows the US to build an 80km canal - (1904) Panama Canal was built when WWI erupted - Colossus of the North: resentment on the US intervention in the Caribbean - (1905) – Russo-Japanese War won by the Japanese  pushing factor for colonization: geographical factor and rapid population expansion 1906 -1919 Week 4 - (1918) – Treaty of Brest-Litovsk  brought an end the war between Russia and Germany  marks Russia’s exit from WWI  Russia gave up some territories Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 - Amritsar Massacre  reaction from Gandhi, Tagore when he brainchilded the policy of Quit India Week 10 Week 11 Week 12 Week 13 1929 – Week 7 1940 - triggered economic nationalism  tried to protect own infant industries by imposing trade barriers, economic sanctions and protectionist policy Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Week 11 Week 12 Week 13 Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Week 11 Week 12 Week 13 Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Week 11 Week 12 Week 13 Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Week 11 Week 12 Week 13 Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Week 11 Week 12 Week 13 [Important Figures] V.I Lenin (Vladimir Ilyich Lenin) - born in Russia in 1870 and died in 1924 - studied Marxism and was arrested and put in exile - was an active member of Russian Social Democratic Labor Party (RSDLP)  leads to Bolshevik faction - left Russia in 1907 - Theoretical Work:  1860 – 1880: the period of an enormous expansion for GB  The height of capitalism in 1860  capitalism became monopoly capitalism  GB tops the list as having the most territory followed by France and Germany W.E.B. Du Bois (1868-1963) - historian, sociologists and activist, Western educated and devoted his life to the study of the black population of the world, remained interested in socialist and communist movements Founder
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