During the 19th and early 20th centuries, Great Britain, France and other European Nations, the United States, and Japan sought political and economic influence over other countries. Imperialism brought new religions, philosophers, and technological innovations to Africa, East Asia and Latin America. People in these areas resisted some Western ideas and adopted or adapted others. Both China and Japan struggled to deal with foreign influence and to modernize..
From this students will read through their textbooks and ancillary materials to fill out these notes that look at the key terms, important people and events that look at the age of Imperialism.