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Immanuel Wallerstien presents a theory that the World System is a capitalistic shifting of power of core states over selected peripheries In order to support this theory you must look back on he history of capitalism as it stated to grow Also you must understand what a core and periphery are A core is a dominating state or nation by means of economics military and social structure and the periphery is the state or nation in which is dominated or exploited by the core state or nation Back in the 19th century we can see a large rise in capitalist backed imperialism ways of thinking in the expansion of the British empire and its status as a dominating global power We can also see the expansion of Portugal in to Africa in the 15th century Although Portugal was a monarchy at the time it showed underling capitalistic motives In exploring these two times in European history we can see how the area of Europe has for centuries be the dominant power and core state Also how Although it exploited areas for there resources it brought its peripheries into the modern world As recently as 1940 world maps showed large areas colored pink representing regions dominated by the British Much of Africa was pink along with India Malaya Hong Kong and other scattered territories in Asia and the Americas The existence of an empire on which the sun never set helped instill in the individual British citizen tremendous nationalism and the need to become personally a devoted imperialist or peoples who wish to extend and maintain control or influence over weaker nations or peoples For more than 100 years the fact that Britain was an empire had changed the British mans life and had instilled in him the fact that he was superior to most other peoples especially those of other colors and backgrounds This was also the period when it was felt that it
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