Imperialism Lecture Outline

History M01B – Krister Swanson – Moorpark College


New Imperialism (late 1800’s)

Imperial Methods

Motives for Imperialism

Areas of Imperialistic Activity

Africa (Almost every Euro nation except Russia & Scandinavians)

Other Critical Topics


Open Door Policy

Changes in Japan

Russo-Japanese War (1905)


GB in India

Europeans in Africa prior to 1800

Scramble for Africa

1900- all but Ethiopia & Liberia are colonized

Nations Clash over Colonies