The imperial expansion movement of 1875-1914. The industrial revolution and improved communication as causes; how nationalism, industrial rivalry, technological progress, the search for cheap raw materials and missionary activity affected it. Military, governmental and business movements into underdeveloped countries and the effect on the lives of subject peoples.
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