Chapter 21 The Age of Imperialism. 1800 - 1914. Key Events. Competition among European nations led to the partition of Africa. Colonial rule created a new social class of Westernized intellectuals. British rule brought order and stability to India, but with its own set of costs.
1800 - 1914
Colonial Rule in Southeast Asia
Empire Building in Africa
British Rule in India
Only British business leaders and a few Indians receive financial benefits.
Millions of Indians live in poverty.
Low food supplies.
British didn’t treat Indians equally and disrespected their culture.
Nation Building in Latin America