Match the correct type of imperial rule to their definition. Question 14 options: Protectorates Sphere of Influence Indirect Control Colony Direct control Colony 1. This form of imperial rule involved claiming exclusive trading rights in certain areas. Trading rights must be granted under the threat of military force. In the 19th century, this type of imperial rule was used by countries such as Great Britain, France, Portugal, Russia, and Japan in China. 2. Local rulers such as kings or sultans were used to govern the colonies in order to lessen the possibility of a revolt. Great Britain practiced this type of imperialism. 3. A form of imperial rule in which local rulers were left in place, however, they were expected to follow the advice of imperial advisers on issues such as trade and missionary activity. In this form of imperial rule, the countries are still independent, however, they are under the protection of an imperial country. 4. Officials and soldiers from the imperial country were sent to control the colony. This type of imperial rule was practiced by the French.