1. What factors best explain European imperialism? According to Crawford Young, what factors led European states to conquer and colonize much of the rest of the world?
  2. What impact did European imperialism/colonialism have on the populations and societies that fell under colonial rule? In what ways did European administrators seek to transform the social, political, and economic landscape in the colonies that they governed? For example, how did Europeans try to change the “land tenure” systems in the areas that they colonized, and what impact did this have?
  3. What are some of the lasting legacies of colonialism/imperialism?