World History Notes – New Imperialism Scientific Racism And the New Imperialism
The empire that Europeans build took over land that became known as the 3 world. Europeans
had been building overseas empires but there were new Imperialism empires that they had build.
ImperialismOne country exploiting the resources of another country. New imperialism was an
intensification by this exploitation. Increased competition between European power. Beliefs in
European superiority is because of these 4 things
Bismark had education come into play. Soluting national flag and pledge of allegiance now were
recited in school. Religion was a major factor in why the western people thought they were superior.
Missionaries were part of the expansion.
White mans Burden
Differences between people were talked about being traced back to religious or racial things
Franologylooked to greek and roman statues to see what the ideal skull was. They measured
skulls and made maps of the different skulls. Grades of intelligence was based on peoples facial
Bertonagemeasure different parts of the body, he was a criminologist. He measured things like
height wingspan and other things that don’t change if criminals tried to change the way they looked
like, also adapted fingerprints.
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