Published on 6 Jan 2011
School
UTM
Department
History
Course
HIS241H5
Professor
NOVEMBER 10
BOER WAR / IRISH FAMINE / IMPERIALISM
Post 1870 new imperialism
Britain took over Egypt creeping control
French took themselves to Africa
Economic arguements- new markets sources for raw materials opportunity for capital
investments industrial revolution increased capital available
Fleet ships grew rapidly
Middle class had money to invest
Lennon wrote a book on imperialsm it is essential for capitalism ...it is the highest
stage for capitalism
John hobson analyzed british overseas investment great bulk was not going to
colonies but rather areas where profits could be made
Sociology was new shung peter ssaid imperialism is a consequence of atavism
ATAVISM SCHUMPTER since caveman days man has been aggressive and
greedy and go after what they want
New imperialsm follows state regulation of mass education
Social Darwinism man is a secpies that has been evolved survival of the fittest
high point of evolution was white north European with inteluect/science/art/society etc
it is racism most offensive - white races are superior to non whites -
Stressed social theory of workers ? imperialism see social welfare legistlation bismark ?
he bought off the workers he brought in unemployment insurance pension etc
National presitige became important place in the sun adowa Ethiopia
Mass public opinion popular press
Evaeangalia took bible literally - early missionaries no training in ppl they wre trying
to convert no understanding they were fundamentalist believe in heart and soul of
gospel
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Economic arguements- new markets sources for raw materials opportunity for capital investments industrial revolution increased capital available . Lennon wrote a book on imperialsm it is essential for capitalism it is the highest stage for capitalism. John hobson analyzed british overseas investment great bulk was not going to colonies but rather areas where profits could be made. Sociology was new shung peter ssaid imperialism is a consequence of atavism. Atavism schumpter since caveman days man has been aggressive and greedy and go after what they want. New imperialsm follows state regulation of mass education. Stressed social theory of workers ? imperialism see social welfare legistlation bismark ? he bought off the workers he brought in unemployment insurance pension etc. National presitige became important place in the sun adowa ethiopia. Evaeangalia took bible literally - early missionaries no training in ppl they wre trying to convert no understanding they were fundamentalist believe in heart and soul of gospel www. notesolution. com.