Causes of Imperialism (Question 1)
Surabi, Eric, Teja, Varshini, Pooja, and Kaushik
Causes of Imperialism Quizlet
Nationalism and Imperialism
Nationalism and Militarism
Industrialization and Imperialism
What is it?
This controversial idea stated that the wealth and power of the "fittest" increase, while the resources of the least "fittest" decrease. People whose lands were taken over as imperial colonies were dubbed the "least fittest". Rudyard Kipling even coined a term that described the superiority white Europeans displayed against the inhabitants of the foreign lands they conquered: White Man's Burden.