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Unit 6 Overview: Consequences of Industrialization (10:19)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video


  1. 01:29 Why did demand for rubber increase in the nineteenth century and what region was one of the largest producers of rubber at this time?
  2. 03:30 What was the new imperialism?
  3. 04:44 How did industrialization provide the tools and motivation for the expansion of empires?
  4. 06:46 How did the new imperialism change social interactions and organization?
  5. 07:40 When and why did King Leopold seek control of the Congo Free State?
  6. 09:07 How did reformers such as George Washington Williams and E.D. Morel publicize the atrocities that were taking place in King Leopold’s Congo Free State?
  7. 09:37 How did King Leopold’s abusive reign over the Congo Free State come to an end?