IMPERIALISM TEST (Political Motives (bigger empire = more respect,…
bigger empire = more respect
more colonies = bigger empire
resources from land
duty to civilize the "savages"
How was USA able to open Japan?
threatened to blow up Edo bay
big ships = very threatening
many cannons = dangerous weapons
Japanese interested in more
samples of their tech
gave them novelties
establish bases all over world to protect land and colonies
people will die if they dont convert to Christianity
needed someone to by their products