What events occurred within Germany and Italy that led to their individual unification?
How did nationalism negatively affect the Austrian (Hapsburg) Empire and the Ottoman Empire?
What three forms of imperial rule were utilized by European powers, and how are they different from one another?
What were some of the political, economic, and social reasons that European nations colonized Africa? What were some of the advantages held by the Europeans that allowed them to do so?
What problems were individually faced by the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal Empires? What was each empire’s status by the early 1900s?
How did British colonization affect India?
What effects did European imperialism have on China, Japan, and Southeast Asia?
In what ways did Japan practice imperialism of its own?
Be familiar with the government structure of Great Britain, and know what part was elected by the mid-1800s voters.
What reforms were proposed by the Chartist movement?
What social and economic reforms were implemented in Great Britain during the 1800s?
What changes did France implement after the end of Napoleon III’s reign?
What were some of the negative effects of Britain’s annexation of Ireland?
How did the British attempt to settle differences between French Catholics and English Protestants in Canada? What actions did Britain take concerning Canada’s government?
What was the initial purpose of the British settlement in Australia? Why did Britain annex New Zealand in 1838?
Be able to map the following: Algeria, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, Belgian Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Nigeria, South Africa, Tunisia; China, French Indochina, Japan, Korean Peninsula.
Be able to apply nationalism and its effects to the regions we examined during this unit.
Know the motives driving imperialism, the nations practicing it, the regions experiencing it, and the effects of imperialism on all involved.