In this lesson, our instructor Ron Schooler gives an introduction to imperialism and nation-state formation. He discusses establishing Transoceanic Empires, why the Sepoy Rebellion was a turning point, Queen Victoria in 1845, empires expand in Asia and Pacific, the French expand their holdings in Asia, new settler colonies established, British taking South Africa, economic imperialism, why the Chinese were options, the role of industrialism, and the results of the Opium Wars.
Period V: Imperialism & Nation-State Formation, Part I
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.