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Use online videos to learn about European Imperialism in Africa, India and South America. Use the video subtitles to improve Reading and Literacy skills .... simultaneously!

Use these World History videos entitled Imperialism to study the motives behind and far-reaching effects of European imperialism in Latin America, India and Africa.

Use these 3 online educational video titles to examine European imperialism through three compelling case studies: the Spanish in Latin America, the British in India, and the territorial division of Africa among numerous European nations.

Discover the economic, religious, and cultural motives behind imperialism, reveals its exploitation of the labor and natural resources of colonized countries, and analyse its far-reaching effects on Third World nations.

Learning Objectives:

  • Uncover the economic, religious, strategic, and cultural motives that lay behind five centuries of empire-building overseas by European governments and merchants.
  • Explore three case histories of European imperialism on three different continents: the Spanish in Latin America during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries; the British in India during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; and the territorial division of Africa between European powers at the close of the nineteenth century.
  • Survey the course of European imperialism from the Age of Exploration to the search for gold and silver mines to the parent country's quest for wealth and prestige attributes obtained from the exploitation of the natural resources and labor of its colonial possessions.
  • Examine the far-reaching effects of European imperialism on Third World countries.
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