HIST 1100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Monroe Doctrine, Smokeless Powder, Electrical Telegraph

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The beginning: 1869 [the opening of the suez canal] The beginning and the ending of the new imperialism. The ending: 1914 [the opening of the panama canal: traditional or old imperialism, new imperialism, grab land by force with unprecedented speed and amount [via. Grab land by force. new technologies]: indirectly control other lands by the use of economic and technological means [via trade, investment, and other business activities]; Reorganized dependent regions and bring them into the world economy: completely changed the society, culture, economy, and. Few imperial powers controlled the large area of the globe; environment of the world. Divert people"s attention from unsatisfied domestic affairs to oversea achievements. Spread western civilization (education, medicine, monogamy, etc: the white man"s burden (moral obligation to civilize. The demand for raw materials (mines [e. g. , copper, tin, coal ] and crops [e. g. , cotton, rubber]) and stimulants (e. g. , sugar, coffee, tea, tobacco);

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