The British East India Company took control over India in 1770. The British East India Company had control of many colonies, India was one of them. They initially came for their need of coal, cotton, indigo, and tea. But after the Sepoy Rebellion in 1857, the British took full political, economic, and social control over India. British imperialism had a negative impact on the politics and economy of India because the army, justice system, government and resources of India were run to benefit the British, not the Indians.
The Ottomans, Britain, and France won the war. However, after the war countries from mainly Europe, but also Asia began taking the Ottomans land. An Ottoman leader, Muhammad Ali broke away from the Ottoman Empire and began having his people harvest cotton. His grandson continued to modernize and helped the French with building the Suez Canal, which connected the Mediterranean to the Red Sea. However when they didn 't pay their debt to British banks, so the British took over the canal.
There was a great demand for spices, especially at fairer prices, from European traders. This was because prices for pepper and other spices were very expensive and unfair. The British wanted access to spices that were not controlled by the Dutch and so found their own ports in India. Although the initial British interest in India was spices, they soon found other products to trade. In Siam early trade was done with China, natural produce being their goods, one of the main produce
While the Mughal empire was collapsing (the last seat of power before the British came) The East India Company came Hailing from the great British empire to seek out India’s potential and profit. After the sepoy rebellion in 1857 the British government came at the beck and call of the company to take over. India was no longer a trade partner, it was now a colonie. The British government made the political piece of their rule as efficient as possible, dividing the country against each other and having the law serve
The main point of the Foreign Policy was to make the U.S a bigger influence on the world's stage. Roosevelt’s top priority was to build a better and stronger navy. He wanted the U.S. Navy to be a major force at sea. His second priority was to make peace but he also wanted to show that the U.S. would not mess around and that's how the policy got its name as the Big Stick Diplomacy. He also wanted to establish the Panama Canal so it would make it easier for the ships to travel instead of going around the South America tip.
The British Empire profited from slavery in the eighteenth century, but fought to abolish slavery in the nineteenth century. For many people, the British Empire meant loss of lands, discrimination and prejudice. Such a big empire had lots of everlasting impacts; a lot of them positive. The British Empire took science and technology across many parts of the world. They built railways, bridges and canals that helped improve communications in other territories.
I was able to help Panama become a separate country from Columbia, which allowed us to have the Panama Cannel built. Doing this has more benefits than just expanding the power of the United States though. It also allows us to improve the conditions of the countries we occupy. Therefore, I am a supporter of imperialism. Moderator: It is now time for our next question.
The British promoted nationalism as patriotic. British imperialism was seen as an export of Britishness to the colonies while, for other European nations, it was self affirmation and a way to compensate their weakness and failures. But, for the British, its civilization was superior to all other nations. France In France nationalism was a motivating force in comparison to Britain after being defeated in the 1870-71 war against Prussia. They started colonizing to project France as a great power.
Thus European government wanted economic opulence by obtaining raw materials in Africa, and by imperializing China to trade so the accumulated profit can be used to purchase Chinese goods. In order to get what they wanted, the most significant method used to imperialize Africa was the Berlin conference, and to imperialize China, unequal treaties were
This meant that the Atlantic Slave Trade was born. This trade was very different from other kinds of trade in the area. This is because it became part of the European and Mediterranean central economy. This occurred because the Atlantic Slave Trade was well known for its production of sugar. Sugar started as the most grown crop because there was an ever-growing sweet-tooth in Europe and the Mediterranean.