Imperialism was carried out on the belief that it would further open the world to free trade, enlighten the "uncivilized" cultures, and help maintain the balance of power in Europe. Whether it accomplished these goals is still up for debate. What Imperialism did accomplish was the complete and total re-imagining of the global balance of power, and set the stage for the first global modern world war.
The Cartoon to the left is a representation of Britain during the age of Imperialism and colonization.
Objectives: 1. Use Primary source information to create an original character 2. Decode and deconstruct informational texts 3. Use two texts to create analyze different perspectives of a topic.