Chapter 12 Section 1 What is the condition of China’s economy at the beginning of the 19 th Century, and how do they feel about trade with the west?. What is the tea-opium connection?. How does the Opium War break out?. What are the results of the Opium War?.
What is the role of the Dowager Empress Cixi in Chinese reform and the “self-strengthening movement”?
What is the Open Door Policy and what are the American motives behind it?
How is the Japanese reaction to the imperialists different from the Chinese?
How does the Meiji government gain information on modernization?
How does Japan epitomize the statement “If you can’t beat them, join them!”?
What was the role of the United States in the first part of the 19th Century?
How does the Cuban revolt for independence lead to the Spanish-American War?
What are the results of the Spanish-American War? How does the “Colossus of the North” go about creating a canal in Panama, and why is this so important?
Is the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine progressive or imperialistic?