American Imperialism In Africa

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Both Africa and the Middle East went through a radical reconstruction. They went through many struggles with transformation of the world’s economy, the military, and they had political struggles. In Africa, Africans didn’t have identity. By World War One most Africans were living within colonies with new political boundaries by the Europeans. While the world was rapidly industrializing they began to adapt to their cultures. But in the Middle East they wanted to keep their Empires strong. Each colony that was conquered by Europeans began to become colonized. The White man’s Burden was a poem written by Rudyard Kipling, the poem was basically typical racism and showed that Europeans had superiority. White people should educate and civilize other…show more content…
The islands of the pacific and Indian oceans remained with European influences but more forms of imperialism were appearing, this was where countries expanded their influence through military forces or even diplomacy. China was under the Manchus and they remained the world’s greatest single power and economy. Asia’s country was vulnerable to natural disasters such as earthquakes, typhoons, droughts, and tidal waves. All of these people suffered from poor living conditions. Eventually people developed new arts, culture and economic enterprises. Eventually, by the end of the nineteenth century, India fell under British control but used their imperial power to pursue its independence. China suffered a huge decline from their position as the Central Kingdom. All of the Pacific Islands became parts of migration and colonialism. Japan got off of Western Imperialism and got into equal terms with the west. They developed the “closed Country” policy which was where no Japanese person could leave and no western could enter. There was also limited trading and Christianity was banned. It was a form of

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