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1. Word Count: 300 words
2. Format: MLA
3. Citations required
4. No Plagiarism. Any plagiarism found by turnitin.com will result in F grade
Nineteenth century Europe began an enormous program of global expansion, establishing colonies in much of Africa and Asia. What domestic factors, old and new, caused this flurry of colonial activity in the period after the 1870s? What is the connection between this new imperialism and Social Darwinism? What can we learn about the process and success of imperialism in Africa and Asia from Conrad’s story
What were the causes of the First World War and which, in your opinion, was the most important? Give examples to prove your point. What might European diplomats have done differently between 1880 and 1914 to avoid the Great War? What were some of the more immediate causes of the war between 1912-1914? For example, how did developments in the Balkans lead to the outbreak of war? Finally, why did everyone think the war would be over within six months? Explain.