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Imperialism in Asia . India . Crown jewel of Empire of Great Britain Link to East Asian Trade – China British East India Company Combination of direct and indirect rule COTTON, tea, opium, rice, oil, jute, indigo RR, telegraph, electricity

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india
India
  • Crown jewel of Empire of Great Britain
  • Link to East Asian Trade – China
  • British East India Company
    • Combination of direct and indirect rule
    • COTTON, tea, opium, rice, oil, jute, indigo
    • RR, telegraph, electricity
  • Made GB focus on Egypt, Afghanistan (the Great Game), Burma, Malaya
    • Buffer around India from France and Russia
slide4

Sepoy Mutiny

  • Indian soldiers (Hindu and Muslim) rebelled against British govt
    • Began over rifle cartridges being greased with pig or cow fat
    • Long term cause – resentment of British influence
  • Violently repressed
  • Effects:
    • India became royal colony under direct rule of British govt
slide5

Persia

  • Region of competition between GB and Russia
    • Russia pressing for warm water access
    • GB wanted to insulate India
  • Divided into spheres of influence
    • N. Persia – Russia
    • S. Persia – GB
east asia
East Asia
  • France
    • Indochina
      • Various natural resources
  • Netherlands
    • Dutch East Indies (Co.)
      • Oil, rubber, tin
  • Great Britain
    • Australia
    • Britain wanted to control access points to Australia
      • New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Fiji Islands
china
China
  • 1842 – Treaty of Nanking – ended the First Opium War between GB and China (Ching Dynasty)
    • GB – right to trade at 5 Chinese ports
    • GB citizens did not have to obey Chinese law
    • GB continue opium trade
  • Beginning of China being divided into spheres of influence (foreign nations having special trade privileges in certain regions)
slide8

Taiping Rebellion (1850-1860)

  • Chinese rebellion against foreign influence and Chinese govt.
  • Mostly peasants
  • Put down by combination of GB and Chinese armies
slide9

Spheres of Influence

  • China divided into various spheres of influence by differing European powers and Japan
  • Special trade concessions in each zone
1900 boxer rebellion
1900 – Boxer Rebellion
  • China divided into spheres of influence – foreign nations dominated trade and major cities in China
    • Chinese resented foreign influence over economy and govt.
    • Believed that Ching dynasty lost mandate of heaven
  • Society of Righteous and Harmonious Fists – “the Boxers” – secret society – rebelled against Ching govt. and foreign nations
slide11

Boxers targeted factories, churches, RR, telegraph stations in and around the city of Peking

  • Multinational foreign army defeated the Boxers and secured trade rights in China
    • Increased nationalism in China
china cont
China (cont.)
  • Other areas of contention:
  • Manchuria – province in Northern China
    • Russia – wanted influence because of raw materials and city of Vladivostok
    • Japan – wanted influence because of raw materials
  • Liaotung peninsula (Port Arthur)
    • Rivalry between Russia, Japan
slide14

Examine the maps on African and Asian imperialism and use your notes to determine the European rivalries of the late 19th century.

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