International Relations In The 19th And Early 20th Century

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Imperialism established a framework for the conduct of international relations throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries all throughout Europe and then to America. As the Europeans were experience a massive growth in population, it brought the growth of nationwide economies, including the development in shipbuilding and navigation, so that they could compete more effectively in the mercantile trade, which was gaining momentum during the earliest 19th century. As we discussed in class, that the rebirth of commerce also gave a powerful impulse to the forces of centralization and nationalism, it also builds an authoritative new monarchic nations. These monarchic leaders tried to unite their claims by using power, thus encouraging and promoting the economic development of their nations. European nations involved in the trading system with the wealthy nations of Asia, Africa and the New World, wanted better and more effective routes of transportations. This urge for territorial acquisitions pushed the governments to acquire new advances in shipbuilding and navigation, hence began the expeditions. The Europeans powers began to strive for control of the New World almost immediately after Christopher Columbus announced the earth earth-shattering of the discovery of the New World in 1492. During the missionary duty the Spanish and…show more content…
During this century Latin America had acquired a political regime portrayed by free and independent states with relatively high barriers of participation, indisputable political competition and wide protection of civil rights. Although it began to undergo political transformation, one of the most overpowering developments to come was the emergence of the middle classes of society as an aggressive political force. Now days these classes hold a prominent position in the social political hierarchy that include Brazil, Argentina, Chile, México and
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