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Q: What causes of World War 1 describes the competition for overseas colonies power and empires?
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What is the act of acquiring colonial empires?

The creation of overseas colonies was an effort by many European powers to expand their power and spheres of influence. One term to describe this is imperialism.

What did the Ally powers add to their overseas empires?


Where did the empires create colonies?

in africa

Why did World War l become global in scope instead of remaining a regional conflict?

The major European combatants had overseas colonial empires in and on every continent except Antarctica. England had the most extensive network of colonies. The phrase that described England's overseas holdings was, "The sun never sets on the British Empire".

What was a political reason why europeans created overseas empires?

Sell goods to new market

Why do empires establish colonies?

1) to facilitate trade

Why did European overseas empires crumble after World War 2?

Generally speaking, only financially strong nations can afford to have an extensive empire of colonies. France and England were economically devastated by WW 2. This prevented them from taking an interest in their colonies, and the total disruption of world affairs seemed to help many colonies like India break free from European domination.

Which statement describes a point of continuity between the Roman and Byzantine empires?

Both empires shared similar laws and traditions.

Can decolonization explain the decline of Europe in the 20th century?

No. Some European great powers, such as Austria-Hungary and Prussia had practically no overseas colonies, while some countries had large overseas empires without being great powers in the 19th and 20th centuries (The Netherlands, Portugual, Belgium). It was above all WW1 and WW2 that caused the decline of Europe.

What European colonies colonized south Africa?

The British and Dutch Empires.

What were the motivating forces for the European exploration?

The main motivating forces for European exploration were the desire to find new trade routes to Asia, the search for valuable resources like gold and spices, the spread of Christianity, and competition among European powers to establish colonies and expand their empires.

What best describes a similarity between the Inca and Aztec empires during the postclassical era?

Both empires were controlled by powerful monarchs