The term “white man’s burden” refers to
a. the difficulty of converting colonists to christianity.
b. the belief that europe had a duty to civilize other people.
c. the conviction that white people were superior to all others.
d. the struggle to survive in an increasingly industrialized world.
The term “white man’s burden” refers to: B. the belief that Europe had a duty to civilize other people.
This way of thinking often used as reasoning for people form European empires to justify the colonization process. They see that colonized territories could learn a lot from both European culture and the technological advancement that they introduced.
is a poem about the Philippine–American War (1899–1902), which exhorts the United States to assume colonial control of the Filipino people and their country.
B) the belief that Europe had a duty to civilize other people.
It was a phrase used to justify European Imperialism in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The phrase implies that imperialism was motivated by a high-minded desire of whites to uplift people of color.
the alleged duty of the white peoples to manage the affairs of the less developed nonwhite peoples.
The belief that Europe had a duty to civilize other people.
The correct answer is option B). I hope I could help!
This term comes from a poem by Rudyard Kipling and means that it was on the shoulders of a white man to maintain civilized societies. And that it was a task of white Americans to create an Empire just like Europeans Empires.
The term “white man” is explained due to the beliefs of that time. People were extremely racist and they believed that black men had reduced mental capacities and could not maintain a functional society.
This was not considered racism because at that time people really believed that there were two races - white and black and that the white race was better.
a. the difficulty of converting colonists to chr...