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We live in a world today in which the consequences of nineteenth-century Western imperialism are still being felt.
A third response was the modernist response of Western-educated natives, who were repelled by Western racism and attracted by Western ideals of national independence and economic progress.
Thus, imperialism and reactions to it spread Western civilization to non-Western lands.
www.fresno.k12.ca.us /schools/s090/lloyd/imperialism.htm   (367 words)

 The Wargamer - PC Game Review: War! Age of Imperialism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Age of Imperialism is a faithful and well done conversion of the excellent turn-based boardgame of the same name.
Age of Imperialism takes a very abstract approach that is not designed to portray historical outcomes; however, it does manage to convey many of the elements of the era of imperialism.
Age of Imperialism includes a 67-page paper manual that does a good job of explaining both the game mechanics and the details of the interface and pieces and buildings.
www.wargamer.com /reviews/war_age_of_imperialism   (668 words)

 "The Public Be Damned" A Thematic and Multiple Intelligences Approach to Teaching the Gilded Age | OAH ...
The efforts of organized labor, however, were hampered by exclusionary policies that barred most immigrant, fl, and women workers from union membership, as well as the fierce and often violent opposition of factory owners.
While the machine age contributed to the emergence of the working class, it also gave birth to corporate empires.
During the Gilded Age there were many who felt the wrath of the cartoonist's pen; from politicians to tycoons, no one was safe.
www.oah.org /pubs/magazine/gilded/cantuarticle.htm   (2789 words)

 A French Viewpoint on 19th-century Imperialism
It is impossible not to consider imperialism as one of the tasks imposed on the civilized states for the last four centuries, more particularly in our own age.
Imperialism is often confused with commerce or with the opening of commercial markets....
Imperialism is thus the systematic action of an organized people upon another people whose organization is defective, and it presupposes that it is the state itself, and not only some individuals, which is responsible for the mission....
web.jjay.cuny.edu /~jobrien/reference/Ob38.html   (1290 words)

 Imperialism 101
By "imperialism" I mean the process whereby the dominant politico-economic interests of one nation expropriate for their own enrichment the land, labor, raw materials, and markets of another people.
Imperialism is not recognized as a legitimate concept, certainly not in regard to the United States.
Imperialism may not be a necessary condition for investor survival but it seems to be an inherent tendency and a natural outgrowth of advanced capitalism.
www.michaelparenti.org /Imperialism101.html   (4497 words)

 WAR! Age of Imperialism Review at TECHNICALGEEK.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Age of Imperialism crosses the border of these two “worlds” and brings us a strategy game unlike any other of our time.
Age of Imperialism is a modern day Risk.
Age of Imperialism is a great turn based strategy game.
www.technicalgeek.com /Games/war.htm   (421 words)

 Gamez.com - War! Age of Imperialism Details - PC Games
Age of Imperialism is the computer version of the award winning board game from Eagle Games.
Correctly spending the economic surpluses generated by booming industrialization is one of the most challenging parts of ruling a successful empire in the age of imperialism.
Alliances with other imperial powers are sometimes necessary if smaller empires are to survive against larger stronger rivals.
gamez.com /sage/games.x?gid=19339&page=details   (598 words)

 52148: Study Guide: Imperialism and Colonialism
Most historians agree that imperialism entered a new phase in the 1870s, a phase which lasted until the start of World War I (1914), and that this new imperialism was different in a number of ways from the old.
Because of this, imperialism became a party political issue in the newly democratic western Europe, and in particular there was a persistent anti—imperialist strain, though perhaps never dominant, among the emerging liberal and social democratic parties.
Perhaps the most striking example of Britain’s economic imperialism was the Opium Wars (1839-1842, 1856-1858), a series of heavy skirmishes fought against the Chinese over trade, which resulted in the hand-over of Hong Kong (1842) to the British and the opening of a number of treaty ports on the Chinese mainland.
www.ahs.cqu.edu.au /humanities/history/52148/modules/imperial_colonialA.html   (982 words)

 Ireland and British Imperialism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Our anti imperialism has to be rooted in the class struggle, we are against partition because it divides workers and helps to sustain the rule of the bosses.
Imperialism and the divisions it causes in our class is part and parcel of capitalism.
A quarter of all children dying under the age of one died in the workhouse (1932-1934).
flag.blackened.net /revolt/once/irl_imp.html   (15188 words)

 Monthly Review July-August 2003 John Bellamy Foster
The imperialism of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was distinguished mainly by two features: (1) the breakdown in British hegemony, and (2) the growth of monopoly capitalism, or a capitalism dominated by large firms, resulting from the concentration and centralization of production.
For Tucker and Hendrickson imperialism is a matter of choice made by policy makers; it is a mere “imperial temptation.” It could be resisted, but if it is not, then it is necessary to take on the liberal dream of nation building—to re-engineer societies on liberal principles.
This new age of U.S. imperialism will generate its own contradictions, amongst them attempts by other major powers to assert their influence, resorting to similar belligerent means, and all sorts of strategies by weaker states and non-state actors to engage in “asymmetric” forms of warfare.
www.monthlyreview.org /0703jbf.htm   (4996 words)

 War! Age of Imperialism Rules FAQ
Age of Imperialism rules that are used in the computer version.
Age of Imperialism and access to their email account.
Age of Imperialism and enter their email address, game ID and password.
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 Imperialism, to the Crimean War
Unlike the barbarian kings converted by Christian missionaries in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, the Muslims and Hindus of India had a rich intellectual tradition and were to cling to those traditions - the Hindus as stubbornly as they had against the Islamic incursions of previous centuries.
He had no sons (at the age of five he had been emasculated by his family's enemies) but he was the first of what was to be a new dynasty of kings, the Qajar dynasty (to last until 1979).
From the imperial palace at the Forbidden City, Beijing, the Qing dynasty was maintaining a Manchu military and trying to maintain a Manchu identity apart from the Chinese, while supporting Chinese arts and educating themselves in Confucian classics.
www.fsmitha.com /h3/h38-br.html   (7669 words)

 The New Imperialism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Nor, of course, could it be a general explanation of imperialism, which had existed centuries before there was a "glut of capital" and before finance capital was as plentiful or as well organized as it was in the later nineteenth century.
Yet another element in the growth of imperialism was the administrator and soldier the man with a mission, who was not a missionary but who welcomed an opportunity to bring order and efficient administration out of muddle.
The beneficiaries of imperialism were not always the initiators of it; and although King Leopold, Cecil Rhodes, and many of the other empire builders amassed great personal fortunes and powers, so too did many who merely stepped in later to reap the rewards of high administrative offices and rich concessions for trading and investment.
mars.acnet.wnec.edu /%7Egrempel/courses/wc2/lectures/imperialism.html   (3753 words)

 The Wargamer - PC Game Preview: War! Age of Imperialism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Age of Imperialism with friends scattered all over the country, creation of a internet/email based computer game was well within his technical abilities.
Age of Imperialism we focused on raising the bar in the following ways: we included a stronger and more competitive computer player; we enhanced internet play to allow online and email based games; and we added usability features tailored to the preferences of beginner and expert players.
Age of Imperialism results in a product that is far greater in scope than its table-top template.
www.wargamer.com /reviews/war_ageofimperialism_preview   (582 words)

 Globalisation, imperialism, the Debt Crisis, UN, IMF and World Bank   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Globalisation is meant to have taken over from imperialism, when a handful of large states openly and directly ran most or the world.
It described this supposed transformation: "The imperial age was a time when countries A, B and C took over the governments of countries X, Y and Z.
That is why imperialism today is far more likely to hide behind 'humanitarianism' and a whole range of supposedly international bodies.
flag.blackened.net /revolt/ws99/imperialism58.html   (2472 words)

 Explaining 1898: Conquest of Empire in the Gilded Age
For LaFeber, American imperialism was not a rejection of the anti-colonialism of the early republic, but a conscious choice based on economic motivations which held true before and after 1898.
Counter to May's suggestion that American imperialism largely derived from the colonial examples set by Europeans, LaFeber explains that it was part of a long tradition of expansionist doctrine.
It seems clear that American imperialism was not a haphazard abandonment of anti-colonial tradition, but a logical extension of commercial expansion.
www.gtexts.com /college/papers/s4.html   (1545 words)

 Cheat Codes Club - War! Age of Imperialism Cheat Codes
Age of Imperialism cheats, it probably means that War!
Age of Imperialism is either a very new game or that it just doesn't have any cheats.
Age of Imperialism game, cheat, or strategy questions and pretty much everything else related to gaming.
www.cheatcodesclub.com /War!%20Age%20of%20Imperialism%20cheats.html   (127 words)

 World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While the war stimulated many technologies, such as radio and radar development, it retarded related yet non-critical fields such as television in the major powers.
The Jet aircraft age began during the war with the development of the Heinkel He 178, the first true turbojet; the Messerschmitt 262, the first jet in combat; and the Gloster Meteor, the first Allied jet fighter.
The Nazi terror weapon, the V-2 rocket, was the first step into the space age as its trajectory took it through the stratosphere, higher and faster than any aircraft.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/World_War_II   (8989 words)

 The Gilded Age (19th Century Industrialization) 1866-1901, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Resource Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
This is the companion website to the PBS documentary on Andrew Carnegie which deals with the "Gilded Age" of the late 19th century.
This is a great site for information and graphics about American imperialism, especially during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
This is a collection of electronic texts written by US authors or widely read by Americans in the Gilded Age (loosely defined here as 1866-1901), used in Scott Nelson's post-bellum US History class at the College of William and Mary.
www.carnegielibrary.org /subject/history/gilded.html   (708 words)

 The age of Western Imperialism
The age of Western Imperialism really started to end with World War I. Two world wars and a severe depression coupled with the rise of powers outside of Europe to knock her out of her once predominant position on the globe.
During the 19th century, the technology and science of Europe fueled the Age of Imperialism.
The Age of Imperialism would come to a close as European nations practically destroyed each other in that war.
ks.essortment.com /imperialismwest_ridb.htm   (1219 words)

These supporters of imperialism believe that the policy of imperialism is a method of securing and maintaining English power in an increasingly competitive and dangerous world.
Therefore, according to those who support imperialism, it is in the best interest of Her Majesty's Empire on which the "Sun Never Sets," to continue the expansionist policy of imperialism.
The impact of the Industrial Revolution on the new global age (the movement from colonialism to imperialism in Africa) and other forces that were shaping Africa in the 1880s.
users.erols.com /sespec/webquests/imperialismafrica/ImperialismInAfrica.htm   (1573 words)

 The Old Cause by Joseph Stromberg
Certainly, there were critics of empire — generally referred to as "expansion" — outside the League, but neither the League nor anyone else welded them into an effective opposition to empire.
It is interesting that Harry Elmer Barnes edited a series of books on US imperialism in the 1920s and ‘30s and that John T. Flynn had, as a young man, listened to the debates in Congress on Philippine annexation.
On imperialism in the 1900 election, see Thomas A. Bailey, A Diplomatic History of the American People (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1974), p.
www.antiwar.com /stromberg/s032000.html   (1865 words)

 Lesson Plan: The Age of Imperialism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
"The Age of Imperialism" represents one chapter of An On-Line History of the United States, a new program that combines an engaging narrative with the broad resources available to students on the Internet.
If you'd like to contribute ideas and suggestions, or if you'd be interested in pilot-testing related materials in your classroom, please send us a message.
We've created a Unit Test for "The Age of Imperialism." There's also an Answer Key to assist your assessment.
www.smplanet.com /imperialism/teacher.html   (1133 words)

 French Colonial Empire - Introduction
Merchants, financiers, and manufacturers did engage in and profit from French imperial ventures, but generally they had to be prodded into participation by monarchical or republican officials.
French colonial imperialism survived World War I, but World War II led to its reorganization as the French Union, and finally to its dissolution — primarily as the result of the wars in Indochina and Algeria.
Today, the remnants of France's control in lands beyond her border consist primarily of islands in the Atlantic and Pacific, as well as the former penal colony at Guiana (now used for France's space program).
www.discoverfrance.net /Colonies/col_intro.shtml   (648 words)

 CCHS -- Modern World History -- Unit 4
A New Age of European Expansion - Between 1870 and 1914, European nations carved up most of Africa for a variety of reasons; nationalism, economic rivalries, and humanitarian concerns.
Disraeli and the Purchase of the Suez Canal
Imperialism in Latin America - Latin American Nations frequently experienced foreign intervention during the Age of Imperialism.
www.iserv.net /~chargers/mwh/mwhunit4.htm   (439 words)

 DIY Games :: War! Age of Imperialism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Not that this sort of stuff goes on in your head when you are playing the game, but, since the only thing duller than playing Monopoly in your basement is playing Monopoly on your computer, you can understand the desire by some adapters to jazz things up.
Age of Imperialism takes the opposite, and more dignified, approach.
Assuming that most people who play the computer version are familiar with the real life one, Eagle just copies the board straight to the screen, make the pieces look just like the real plastic ones and keep the noise to a minimum.
diygames.com /index.php?p=320&more=1&page=1   (408 words)

 Imperialism webquest
Imperialism refers to an era during the 19th century after the Industrial Revolution when more industrialized Western nations, including those in Europe and the United States, took control of other non-industrialized nations, or colonies, around the globe.
Eventually, most colonies either gained or were granted independence, but many of these new nations are still struggling to achieve stability and self-sufficiency as compared to the countries that used to control them during the Age of Imperialism.
Special sections on the Age of Imperialism and Indonesia in recent years.
mhsweb.ci.manchester.ct.us /Library/webquests/imperialism.htm   (1436 words)

 A German Viewpoint on Imperialism
We are convinced beyond doubt that the colonial question has become a matter of life-or death for the develo pment of Germany.
In this new Reich [i.e., the new Imperial Germany] of ours there is so much bitterness, so much unfruitful, sour, and poisoned political wrangling, that the opening of a new, promising road of na tional effort will act as a kind of liberating influence.
But anyone who looks at the g lobe and notes the steadily increasing colonial possessions of Great Britain [will perceive] how she extracts strength from them, the skill with which she governs them, how the Anglo-Saxon strain occupies a dominant position in the overseas territories................
web.jjay.cuny.edu /~jobrien/reference/ob44.html   (803 words)

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