Industrial nations looked beyond their borders to build their economic and political strength through an intense competition for global empire. European powers came to rule a large portion of Africa and Asia between 1800 and 1920. Only Japan emerged as an independent power capable of challenging the west.
What is imperialism?
What are the rationales for imperialism?
What forms does imperialism take?
How did Imperialism bring about National conflicts between imperialist powers?
How did Imperialism set the stage for a conflict on the world scale?
What impact does imperialism have on subjugated indigenous peoples?