Americans also thought that they could take up land as they pleased. Not only was power and control in the mix, but the need for more land for industrial purposes as well. However, Americans haven’t always had the exact same expansionism purposes over the years, in fact; they have changed quite a bit as time has progressed. American Expansionism between the late nineteenth-century and early twentieth- century shared many similarities with previous expansionist ideas and many differences as well. A major difference in the two expansion eras was that Americans felt the need to start expanding overseas and across the ocean.
Western Europe, Africa and the Americas underwent major changes due to the contact with the Atlantic world. These changes occurred from 1492 until 1750 and affected these areas socially and economically. New products and ideas were introduced into the world of trade. Lasting connections would also be made during this period. Western Europe experienced the largest amount of changes because the main countries that were becoming involved in international trade were located here.
This long-sightedness, however convenient, seems like it would be extremely dangerous because it would be easier to lose control of the situation at hand. One could argue that realism has maintained the upper hand during the past century for many reasons. Not because it is the more correct of the two approaches, but maybe because it is more popularized. The text discusses the great example of how media influences perspectives. In the past 100 years, when it seems realism has maintained the upper hand, media has become an extremely influential part of society.
In late 18th century and 19th century, significant changes like industrialization, new social classes and some movement of thoughts took place in Europe. In my opinion economical and technological changes were more important than political and ideological changes. Because economic and technological changes were reason of ideological and political changes. Economic and technological changes affected to lifestyle in Europe so it required to some ideological and political changes. Firstly, In late 18th century and 19th century, industrialization was very significant.
Europe gained many territories due to the advancements in technology. The four main causes of New Age Imperialism were political, economic, religious/humanitarian interests and also social Darwinism. Although they were both forced to modernize in similar ways, they were still very different. During new age imperialism china and japan were controlled by Britain to change in order to improve the advance their ways of life. Although they were both forced to change.
CHAPTER 3 Society and Culture in Provincial America CHAPTER SUMMARY As the settlement of English colonies in North America grew and economic success began to take hold, it became evident that the colonists were beginning to develop characteristics that were distinctly “American,” although marked by regional differences. Although they were still transplanted English subjects and still greatly influenced by European ideas and institutions, colonists were also influenced by their specific labor needs, the development of cities, the trans-Atlantic trade, and the changing patterns of immigration. Provincial America exhibited modifications to English medical care, family structure, and technology. American religious thought, education and intellectualism, and scientific pursuits also developed with and apart from European concepts. Within North America, one sees a continuation of the social and economic differences that defined the northern and southern colonies.
These "new" items provided a "culture shock" to the natives and many did not know how to deal with the changes. An example of this is when certain diseases were carried along on the ships that the Europeans were immune to, but were new to the natives. Many natives perished from these diseases, which were sometimes as small as types of influenza.
The European countries at that time were no different. They wished to travel the world in order to find more sources of wealth that may not be available to them in Europe. The crusades actually played a big role in this quest, because they “opened the door of demand for spices and perfumes” (Unit 1, part 1, page 2). Because of this, European nations wanted to take advantage of this new found desire and find new products or resources that could be used for spices. Another way the crusades helped pave the way for exploration was by opening trade routes between the east and west.
According to the article, Native American mascots bring more negativity than the luck they are supposed to bring, “…(1) they [mascots] reflect and reinforce stereotypes, (2) they harm Native Americans, and (3) Native Americans do not have control over them,” (IMHTNA). Native Americans are already stereotyped against by having “red skin and feathers in their hair.” Seeing this exact image portrayed by many school mascots reinforces these stereotypes and keeps people thinking close-mindedly. However, it’s not just recently begun to be a problem; Native Americans were treated harshly back in the 1800s as well. The United States government was cruel to Native Americans in more ways than one, “The soldiers attack your villages and kill your women, children, and old people,” (Lakota). In many cases, the United States government had agreed and signed a treaty with the Native Americans, but then had broken the treaty soon after.