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What role did religion play in imperialism and colonialism?
Weegy: Colonialism in the late nineteenth century referred to the extension of ‘civilization’ from Europe to the ‘inferior’ peoples of ‘backward’ societies. [ Christian missionaries have participated in imperialist domination of the Native Americans and Asians, in the past, by imposing cultural changes on native populations in the name of religion. They have succeeded in removing their cultural identities. The technological disparity between the new world and the old world allowed for the west to gain a distinct psychological advantage over the new world. Most of the European missionaries during the colonial era were Catholic. That was partly because two Catholic countries, Spain and Portugal, took the lead in exploration. Later, France also sent Catholic missionaries overseas. In the 18th century more Christian denominations became involved with missionary work to the Indians. One form of change in Native American religion took place ecologically. As certain populations of animals were greatly reduced or wiped out, their totemic significance was eliminated. Resilience took the form of Native American conversion to Christianity with elements of native religion retained, or by refusal to convert all together. "[Europeans] American 'civilization' has been defined in opposition to the 'other,' the Indian 'savage.'"(Madsen 1999: 11) Savage in this case “meant hunting and gathering, not agriculture; common ownership, not individual property owning; pagan superstition, not Christianity; spoken language not literacy; emotion, not reason” (Madsen 1999: 207) The construction of race “subsumed a growing ideology of inequality devised to rationalize European attitudes and treatment of the conquered and enslaved peoples.”China had conceded other "treaty ports" which the foreigners were using as naval stations. The imperial powers had forced China to open trade with them and to admit foreign enterprises, including railways and mining companies. China was obliged to accept ... (More)
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What factors contributed to rise of imperialism and colonialism?
Weegy: Get the rise of American imperialism (1890-1913) help and reviews for your AP U.S. ... political, religious, and social factors; the "white man's burden" argument was ... to whip up nationalistic impulses that led to the Spanish-American War. (More)
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