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Use of Charles Darwin’s ideas about evolution to explain human societies

Social Darwinism

2

Dutch colonist in South Africa

Boer

3

Zulu chief who created large centralized state

Shaka

4

Governing in a “parental” way by providing for needs but not giving rights

paternalism

5

Southeast Asian mainland and islands along the rim of the Pacific Ocean

Pacific Rim

6

War between the British and the Boers

Boer War

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British rule over India from 1757 to 1947.

Raj

8

Interest in or taking of land for its location or products

geopolitics

9

Adding of territory

annexation

10

Term referring to India as the most valuable of all British colonies

“jewel in the crown”

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Belief that one race i superior to others

racism

12

King who helped Siam modernize

King Mongkut

13

Meeting at which Europeans agreed on rules foe colonizing Africa

Berlin Conference

14

Indian soldier under British command

sepoy

15

Uprising of Indian soldiers against the British

Sepoy Mutiny

16

Leader of Ethiopian resistance

Menelik II

17

Last Hawaiian ruler of Hawaii

Queen Liliuokalani

18

Conflict in which the Ottoman Empire halted Russian expansion near the Black Sea

Crimean War

19

Control by a stron nation over a weaker nation

imperialism

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Human-made waterway connecting the Red and Mediterranean Seas

Suez Canal

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Absorbing colonized people into the culture imperialist nation

assimilation

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Leader of Filipino nationalists

Emilio Aguinaldo