AP Euro Imperialism Set Part 2
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AP Euro Imperialism Set Part 2
Part two of my set for Ap Euro.
East India Company
A British trading company that many traded with the Indian subcontinent,
Qing dynasty China and the North West Frontier Province. It owned some land in
India for a while. It was originally chartered by Queen Elizabeth in the 1600’s
Indian National Congress
A political party formed during this period of imperialism. It wanted a
larger role in law making with the British. During the World War it wanted to
gain its independence from the British and in response the British outlawed the
group and arrested the leaders.
"Jewel in the Crown"
This is what India was called in the British Empire because of the vast
natural resources and location.
Widespread rebellion against the British in 1857-58. Based on the fact
that westernization was changing the Hindu culture dominate in India. There was
a widespread belief that British were going to end the caste system.
Started in 1906, it was a political group
that was looking out to protect the rights of Indian Muslims. After the
partition of British India, they wanted to separate to form a Muslim India.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
A politician, member of the Indian National Congress and the Muslim
League. He aligned his beliefs more with the Muslim League by the fact he
didn’t want to over throw British rule. The league was able to break off and
form the state of Pakistan
Mohandas K. Gandhi
Leader of the Indian Nationalist movement. He developed satyagraha, a
nonviolent way to redress wrongs. He transformed Indian National Congress. He
tried to improve Hindu-Muslim relations
He was a member of the Indian National Congress. After Gandhi died he
was his successor. He opposed the Muslim’s League of insistence on separation.
He worked toward India’s independence. He became the first Prime Minister of
Wars about the import of opium in which the
British imported during imperialism. The Chinese government limited the
import of this drug. This caused British retaliation for the limit of trade.
They sent naval boats over. The Chinese stood no chance because of the
advancements of the western country.
Treaty of Nanking
Marked the end of the First Opium war. It was considered an unequal
treaty because of the fact that Britain had no obligations.
Holding areas in foreign lands but people there follow the rules of that
country who holds the land and are under their courts.
Sphere of Influence
Area that the government and some cultural aspects by an external
A peasant society which practiced martial arts. They tried to rid China
of foreigners. The rebellion overall failed with their goal.
Political and religious upheaval. Hong who failed his civil service
exam, was influenced by Christian missionaries and started this rebellion.
Open Door Policy
Started by the US making sure that there was equal trade opportunity
still available with other countries who didn’t have spheres of influence in
Leader of the Chinese Nationalist party and became the first president
of Chinese republic.
"Three Principles of the People"
An ideological basis of a political program for Sun Yat-sen.
Chinese were forced to concede many territorial and sovereignty rights to many western countries.
Last feudal Japanese military government. It brought Japan the longest period
of peace and stability.
Political revolution that overthrew the Tokogawa Shogunate under the
imperial rule of Meiji. The goal was to become as powerful as the western
countries. A national army was established. The government carried out policy
to unify the monetary system.
Opened Japan to the west at the convention of Kanagawa
Japanese forced Russia to abolish their expansionist policy in the far east. It was over the control of Manchuria and Korea.