Imperialism causes and consequences

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-Birth modern world: Tense international relations (F-G) / Industralised countries > big productions (colonisation) / Consumer society > " inequalities > economic crisis / Realism lost interest

-Politics tension EU: not armed conflicts / increase production arms  & military equipement / G foreing policy > BISMARK Austria, R, Italy. (alsace & lorraine) & WILHELM II (dismissed bismark / starts expansionist period


-2nd Industrial Rev: Ind capitalism replaced finance capitalism.
 ENERGY: electricity > 1867 Bergès - hydroelectric generator 1879 Edison -Electric Bulb   /   Oils: process refine oil & produce new fuels (kerosene, petrol) !St oil refinery > Cleveland US 1889
TECHNOLOGY: + versions Bessemer Converter / stainless steel / new types of fibre
NEW INDUSTRIES: electrical technology / Food industries / chemical ind
FINANCE AND INVESTMENT: Loans from banks (interests) / Direct investments from back in ind / selling shares to investors (profits) 

-Consequences industralisation: consumerism / Economic inestability (crisis periods) / Expansion international trade / Use of the assembly - line system of production / comprar- manufactured goods vender +

-Society: Upper and Middle classes (wealth, consume goods) Working class (poor conditions) Consumer society (use of advertising / new luxury items

-Industrial producers: G ( powerfull iron & steel industries - electrical & chemical industries) US (rapid industralisation - expanded workforce 4 ind, countrys westward expansion) JAPAN (didn´t have bussiness men or investors to start new industries) GB (Stop being the leading industrial power. SPAIN





-Imperialism: 19th - 20th. Developed countries took control. Lands became colonies & formed part of various colonial empires > EU countries, US and Japan / Areas Africa, Asia, Oceania / GB - F

-Causes: Finance capitalism / Rapid industrial developement / Colonies provided industrialised countries with cheap raw materials / colonies provided new markets
Colonies: symbol of international prestige (+ powerfull countries) / atractive destination 4 EU emigrants - emigrated to look for better living standars

-Consequences: Native people 2nd class status & racial segregation was common / Rivalry between imperial powers WWI / Imbalanced world economy
*Assembly-line: system of production using a maing belt, in which each workerrepetetively completes 1 part of the production preocess.
*Social segregation: system of separing people defined as belonging to different racial groups
*Trench warfare: type of fighting in which theres little movement on either side
*Means of production: all the productive resources of a society

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