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a territory that a colonial power ruled directly through colonial officials colony
African country that remained independent via their military Ethiopia
a soldier from colonial India under the direction of a British Commander sepoy
one of the inspirations for Westerners to colonize China gold
effort by the Righteous and Harmonious Fists to expel foreigners from China Boxer Rebellion
largest colonial power in Africa England
little buddy of the USA in Africa...remained independent Liberia
British adventurer who made millions in gold and diamonds in Africa Cecil Rhodes
pride in your country, support of its policies, and feeling of superiority nationalism
acronym for the motives of imperialism name
meeting where Europeans agreed on how to divide up the African continent Berlin Conference
had to inform others that you wanted part of Africa Article 34
lead European leaders at the Berlin Conference Otto von Bismark
author of White Man's Burden Rudyard Kipling
colony with its own government but policies guided by a foreign power protectorate
time between 1800-1914 when countries set out to control foreign lands Age of Imperialism
political, economic, social, military control of another country imperialism
a region where an imperial power has exclusive economic and trading control sphere of inluence
amount of input Africans had at the Berlin Conference zero
competition by Europeans to claim part of Africa Scramble for Africa
poem advocating "westernization" of Africa and other non-industrialized areas White Man's Burden

Age of Imperialism Crossword

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Regions or sections of China that was controlled by Western powers. Spheres of influence
Treaty that opened trading ports in Japan Treaty of Kanagawa
When one country takes over another country Imperialism
Meeting of the European countries to divide up Africa Berlin Conference
a policy in which Europeans governed in a fatherly way by providing for their basic needs by not giving them any rights Paternalism
Idea of survival of the fittest applied to society Social Darwinism
Indian Soldiers Sepoys
Period of British rule in India 1857-1947 Raj
Nickname given to India because it was considered Great Britain's most valuable colony Jewel In The Crown
A rebellion in 1857 of Hindu and Muslim soldiers against the British in India Sepoy Mutiny
Leader of Ethiopia who was able to resist British Imperialism Menelik II
The idea that native populations would absorb European culture Assimilation
United States proposed that all of China should be open for trade for all western powers. Open Door Policy
Modernization/Industrialization period of Japan Meiji Restoration
A rebellion to eliminate all foreign influence in China Boxer Rebellion
Territories controlled by a foreign nation Colony
Dutch settlers in South Africa Boers
Belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group or culture Ethnocentrism
War between Britain and China, fought over control of drug trade in China Opium War
Foreigners only have to follow laws of their own nation Extraterritorial Rights

Imperialism Crossword

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A policy of extending a country's power and influence trough diplomacy or military force Imperialism
A state that is controlled and protected by another Protectorate
a policy acquiring all power over politics of another country Colonialism
A system of government wherein the central government controls states Direct Rule
A theory that people are a subject to natural selection Social Darwinism
The alleged duty of white colonizers to take care of nonwhite indigenous subjects in their colonial possessions White Mans Burden
A system of government to help control other nations without being there through pre-existing power structures Indirect Rule
Eliminated most existing forms of African autonomy and self-governance Berlin Conference
A revolt for independence Sepoy
Formed to pursue trades with East-Indie.'s East India Company

Scramble for Africa Crossword

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the European conference that divd the land of Africa Berlin conference
the famous poem that described the responsibility that Europeans had to colonize Africa the white mans burden
the ruling system that allowed Africans to participate in direct rule
the material most associated with King Leopold rubber
the decided neutral area of Africa Congo River
the European king known for his brutal plantations and disrespect of Africans King Leopold
extending a country's power and influence imperialism
the continent that colonized almost 90% of Africa Europe
the way of ruling African colonies that the British used indirect rule
BONUS: the canal that connects the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea Suez Canal

Imperialism Crossword

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Description

A poem by Rudyard Kipling about the U.S and the Philippines White Man's Burden
a body of individuals living as members of a community Society
When European countries met up to divide africa equally The Berlin Conference
When Europeans established colonies in African coastal regions The Old Imperialism
spirit or aspirations common to the whole of a nation Nationalism
The money and resources of a country or region Economy
The cause of growth in European powers The New Imperialism
When military power was a way to promote a nation's goal Military Motives
the art or science of government Politics
the policy of extending the rule or authority of an empire or nation over foreign countries Imperialism

The New Imperialism Crossword

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the domination by one country of another country Imperialism
Why could Europeans know take over parts of Africa machine-gun
France goal was to impose French _________ on their colonies and turn them into French provinces culture
British relied on a system of ____________ rule indirect
In a _______ local rulers were left in place but were expected to follow the advice of European advisors protectorate
Across Africa's many regions, people spoke hundreds of __________ and had developed varied governments languages
What had long influenced the east coast of Africa ? Islam
In early 1800s European nations began to outlaw the transatlantic ________ trade slave
Want kind of missionaries followed yeh explores of Africa religious
By want country was Egypt colonized ? Britain
What powers met at an international conference in Berlin 1884 European
Who was the person who hand Congo as a personal colony ? Leopold
Who won the Boer war ? Britain
Who fought the war against the Yao and Herero in east Africa ? Germans
During the Age of Imperialism a western-educated African __________ emerged. Elite
Who is sometimes called the "father of modern Egypt " ? Muhammad-Ali

American Imperialism Crossword

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Waiting and seeing what happens before acting watchful waiting
A policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force. imperialism
Cuban national hero and important figure in latin American culture jose marti
Journalism that is based upon sensationalism and crude exaggeration yellow journalism
A band of eight countries fighting for free trade in china boxer rebellion
Used to withdraw any remaining troops in cuba platt amendment
A U.S. territory in south Asia Philippens
Canal built through panama to connect the Atlantic and Panama canal
Theodore Roosevelt's foreign policy : "speak softly, and carry a big stick" Bigstick policy
Concerned with or seeking to promote human welfare humanitrain
Warns European nations that the United States would not tolerate further colonization or puppet monarchs monroe doctrine
The use of a country's financial power to extend its international power dollar diplomacy
Placed a condition on United States military's presence in Cuba teller amendment
To keep china open to free trade with other countries open door policy
Sickness found in mosquitos yellow fever
A U.S. territory in central America puerto rico

Imperialism Crossword

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Description

This is a poem that is commonly used to justify imperialism on the people of Africa and Asia. The White Man's Burden
The attitude of superiority of one's own group or culture. Ethnocentrism
The imperial motive that includes the desire to make money, and expand and control foreign trade. Economic
Spanish born citizens that are at the top of the Spanish social structure. Peninsularés
A philosophy developed by Spain where the colonies were supposed to serve the mother counrty. Mercantilism
Under the Spanish colonial system, political leaders called ________ ruled over the colonies and reported to the king of Spain. Viceroys
The Spanish government took the majority of the profits from resources they found in Americas and enforced a ________ over colonial trade. Monopoly
People of mixed European and Indian blood. Mestizos
A policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political, or military control over weak territories. Imperialism
The imperial motive that includes a nation's desire to gain power, compete with other European countries, to expand military force, gain prestige and boost national pride. Political
People who were a blend of European and African ancestry. Mulattos
The drug that was brought into China by Britain, creating a widespread addiction. Opium
The group that led the fight for Independence in Latin America. Creoles
The imperial motive that includes the desire to spread Christianity, to protect European missionaries in other lands, to spread European values and moral beliefs, to educate people of other cultures, and to end slave trade Africa. Religious
As a result of the drought in Mexico from 1808-1809, ___________ increased. Unemployment
The author of White Man’s Burden. Rudyard Kipling
When people began to question old ideas, especially about individual rights and the role of government. Enlightenment
When the ________ collapsed in 1808, the Creoles took control. Monarchy

The Age of Imperialism Crossword

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Geographic area surrounding the Pacific Ocean PACIFICRIM
They agreed that any nation could claim any part of Africa BERLINCONFERENCE
Most valuable of all JEWELINTHECROWN
A French colonial federation FRENCHINDOCHINA
Seizure of a country or territory IMPERIALISM
the policy or practice of acquiring full or partial political control over another country, occupying it with settlers, and exploiting it economically COLONIALISM
A war between Spain and the United States, fought in 1898 SPANISHAMERICANWAR
A state in the Himalayas, a flash point between India and Pakistan KASHMIR
The act of rounding up Christians and killing them causing foreign powers to respond quickly BOXERREBELLION
A geographic area in southeastern Europe BALKANPENINSULA
New leader to help the nationalist movement and unite Indians across class lines MOHANDASGANDHI
Connected the Mediterranean with the Red Sea SUEZCANAL
An act of nonviolent civil disobedience in colonial India led by Gandhi to produce salt from the seawater SALTMARCH
Dutch settlers that believed that God predetermined white superiority over the native black population BOERS
The Muslim leader of Egypt, saw the slow decline of the Ottoman Empire MUHAMMADALI
Applying the idea of survival of the fittest war and economic competition SOCIALDARWINISM
Waterway across the Isthmus of Panama. Connects the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean PANAMACANAL
Rebellion over a rumor that Britain was giving bullets greased with cow and pig fat which was scared to them SEPOYREBELLION
Stated that the American continents are free and independent and are not subjective to further colonization by European powers MONROEDOCTRINE
Two wars involving disputes over British trade in China OPIUMWAR
Russia hoped to win control of the Black Sea so it could ship grain across the Mediterranean. In 1853, war broke out between Russia and the Ottomans CRIMEANWAR
Was the last sovereign of the Kamehameha dynasty, which had ruled a unified Hawaiian kingdom since 1810 QUEENLILIUOKALANI

Cold War Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

struggle for power that took place between the united states and the soviet union after WW2 Cold War
a very extremely powerful and dominant nations United Nations, international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations Superpower
ideological barrier that divided eastern and western Europe during the cold war Iron Curtain
international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations United Nations
the U.S policy of attempting to restrict soviet power and influence around the world by preventing the spread of communism Containment
U.S aid plan designed to promote economic recovery in Europe after WW2 Marshall Plan
mutual defense pact formed by the U.S, Canada, and Western Europe nations in 1949 nato
a competition between nations to achieve weapons superiority Cultural Revolution, a period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China arms race
first major battle of the Cold War fought by communist and non-communist korean war
communist insurgents in South Vietnam Viet Cong
war between North and South Vietnam vietnamwar
belief that if Vietnam fell to the communists, the rest of Asia would fall domino theory
a secret political, economic, or military operation sponsored by a gov't and designed to support a foreign policy covertaction
easing of Cold War tensions and hostility between the east and west during 1970s detente
policy of building a weapon arsenal so deadly that no other nation will dare to attack Deterrence
person who allowed the USSR to build nuclear missile bases in Cuba Fidel Castro
military pact for the Soviet Union and their allies Warsaw Pact
Chinese communist leader maozedong
head and dictator of the Soviet Communists from 1928-1953 Josephstalin
40th president of the United States and helped end the Cold War ronaldreagan
operation that moved supplies into West Berlin by american and British Planes during Soviet blockade berlinairlift
meeting between Churchill, Stalin, and Roosevelt yaltaconference
prime minister of Great Britain that invented the "Iron Curtain" winstonchurchill
system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common communism
policy of Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev glasnost
small groups of soldiers, often volunteers, who make surprise attacks guerillas
communist leader of North Vietnam; used guerilla warfare to fight hochiminh
competition of space exploration between United States and Soviet Union space race
period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China Cultural Revolution

Imperialism Crossword Puzzle

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Description

The domination by one country of the political, economic, and/or cultural life of another country or region. Imperialism
The belief that only the fittest survive in human political and economic struggle. Social Darwinism
The ruling nation relies on the existing political rulers in the subject nation to lead the country. Indirect Control
Country with its own government but under the control of an outside power Protectorate
A foreign region in which a nation has control over trade and other economic activities. Sphere of Influence
Name given to India, because it was the most valuable of all British colonies Jewel In The Crown
employed Indian soldiers for the British East Company who operated trading posts in India to protect the Company's interests. Sepoy
Competition between European countries to imperialize/claim land and its natural resources in Africa Scramble For Africa
Africa, because the interior was completely unknown Dark Continent
(1899-1902) a war in which Great Britain defeated the Boers of South Africa Boer War
King of Zulu nation in South Africa. United the area before white settlers moved in. A military genius & leader of the Zulu's, eager to learn about the white military technology Shaka Zulu
An economic situation in which a country sells more goods abroad than it buys from abroad Favorable Balance of Trade
rights under which foreigners were not subject to Chinese law An exemption of foreign residents from the laws of a country. Extraterritorial Rights
A British colony in China, received after the first Opium War and returned to China in 1997 Hong Kong
The modernization and industrialization of Japan in the 1800's Meiji Restoration
1854 treaty between Japan and the US. Japan agreed to open Japanese ports to merchant ships for trade. Treaty of Kanagawa
He was the commodore of the US navy and caused the Japanese emperor to sign the Treaty of Kanagawa and open Japanese ports to trade Commodore Matthew Perry
War between Russia and Japan over Manchuria; Japan wins and takes parts of Manchuria under its control. Russo-Japanese War
In 1910 Japan officially imposed annexation on Korea, or brought that country under Japan's control. They were very harsh rulers. Annexation of Korea
1894-1895, war between China and Japan in which Japan gained Taiwan and Pescadores Islands. Also begun taking over Manchuria. Sino-Japanese War