- Words: 1440
- Length: 5 Pages
- Topic: American History
- Paper #: 24026805
Britain initiated the battle for control over African and Asian territories; other European powers as well as the United States and Japan soon followed suit to keep up with their competitor. Nations like France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United States wanted to end Britain's dominance of the world marketplace.
Political and military motives also fueled the New Imperialism. This was especially evident in the Spanish-American War. Even before that,