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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Imperialism Effects South Africa, India (Java), and the Pacific Islands What is Imperialism? Imperialism: a policy of extending acountry's power and influence through diplomacy or military force. Economy: Making money, control foreign trade, newraw materialsPolitics: Gain power, expand territory, boost prideReligion: Spread Christianity, education, end slave tradeExploration: conduct scientific research Reasons for Imperialism Key Captain James Cook's expeditionin Hawaii 1779-1789 Captain James Hook set up a unified kingdom replacing regional units. The spread of Christianity reached Hawaii in 1819. Political and cultural changes occurred betweenHawaiian rulers and Western settlers. First establishment of Christianstation in New Zealand 1814 Europeans traded firearms for wood and food from the native Maori in New Zealand.However, diseases ravagedMaori population causingeasy domination for theBritish Empire. Anglo-Boer War in South Africa 1899-1902 The Anglo-Boer War was fought between the British Empire and thetwo Boer republic. The Britishultimately won but with losses inresources and soldiers. British guiltover their brutal treatment of the Boers opened the way for dominance of this settler minority over the African majority. Dutch Trading Post in Java 1619 The Dutch concentrated ongaining monopoly control overthe spices produced on the Indonesian islands. The Dutchfought the sultans of Maratamto conquer the entire island of Java.