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, emigration from europe reasons for emigration - 19th and 20th century global emigration out of europe reasons for emigration emigration process emigrants from britain emigrants from continental europe documents research family emigrant origins, the scramble for africa the latin library - the scramble for africa 1420s 1430s canary islands and the azores settled by the portuguese 1500 1850 height of atlantic slavetrade approximately 11 million slaves shipped from africa ca 1450 1850 but the numbers are controversial 1570 portuguese establish colony in angola 1652 dutch establish colony at cape of good hope south africa and colonizing boers farmers or, fc122 european imperial expansion in africa c 1870 1914 - introduction ever since the rise of a capitalist economy and strong nation states armed with efficient military machines c 1500 europe had steadily extended its power across the globe, 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