to interfere in her own affairs and from Germany. Chaotic governance, too, is rarely recognized as the result of the failure of the former imperial powers to nurture mature indigenous leadership. Since then, Marxist scholars extended Lenin's theory to be synonymous with capitalist international trade and banking. 2) Tried to strenghten their societies through reform 3) Organized nationalist movements to get rid of imperialists Western colonial officials and missionaries thought they had a duty to spread the "blessings of Western Civilization to their African and Asian "little brothers".
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This depiction of the East and of Africa as lacking order served as a moral justification for imperial technology of Todays Modern and High - tech Society projects. Weakness of Non-Western states. Claiming to be Leninist, the.S.S.R. Imperialism is the forceful extension of a nation's authority by territorial conquest or by establishing economic and political domination of other nations that are not its colonies. Obviously, even when some sort of so-called civilizing mission was embarked upon it was rarely, if ever, the case that the dominant power did not benefit from its imperial enterprise. As the ratio of surplus value to the sum of constant and variable capital falls, so does the rate of profit on invested capital. In the prehistorical world (before written history began clan groups extended their territory and dominated others, competing against them for food and resources. Napoleon wanted to unify the Italian and German states and his empire with a common legal code but he also acquired his empire out of a deep sense of personal destiny, similar to that which motivated Alexander the Great. Imperialism the domination by one country of the political, cultural, or economic life of another country Motives of Imperialists Economic Interests Natural Resources rubber, oil, coal, etc Markets Outlet for expanding population Motives of Imperialists Political and Military Interests Need for bases around the world. Possessions include "mandated" territories.