Europe In The Age Of Imperialism 1880 1914 -

the new imperialism c 1870 1914 - the new imperialism c 1870 1914 the 1870s and 1880s witnessed a retreat from the free market and a return to state intervention in economic affairs, free imperialism european essays and papers - european imperialism in africa europe in the late 1800 s was starting for a land grab in the african continent around 1878 most of africa was unexplored but by 1914 most of africa with the lucky exception of liberia and ethiopia was carved up between european powers, causes of the first world war historyhome co uk - the direct cause of wwi was the assassination of archduke franz ferdinand at sarajevo on 28 june 1914 however historians feel that a number of factors contributed to the rivalry between the great powers that allowed war on such a wide scale to break out, british empire new world encyclopedia - the british empire is the most extensive empire in world history and for a time was the foremost global power it was a product of the european age of discovery which began with the global maritime explorations of portugal and spain in the late fifteenth century by 1921 the british empire ruled a population of between 470 and 570 million people approximately one quarter of the world s, the ottoman sultans of turkey successors in romania - by the end of the 15th century the ottoman empire was in extent much like romania of the macedonian emperors had been in the mid 11th century with of course now the same capital constantinople much that seems characteristic of islam today like the domed mosque and perhaps even the symbol of the crescent are due to byzantine influence by way of the ottomans