The acronym EMPIRE stands for the reasons countries wanted to be imperial powers:
Exploratory
M
Political
Ideological
Religious
Economic


What motives did European powers have to be imperial powers in the late 1800s-early 1900s? Your assignment is to pick the M in EMPIRE, make sure you are not being redundant (saying the same thing twice), and that you are using specific examples to prove each point.

This is a minimum of 5 paragraphs. Your intro and conclusion should actually say something since it is so brief. No need to cite sources, you can just stick to the book. My goal here is to get your head back in the game.

This paper is due the next time I see you. So if there is school T, we write in class, if no school, you write at home. Paper is due when I see you next. No need to hide under the desk...