Civics

What were the effects of imperialism?


SOLUTION
Positive Aspects:
1. The powerful nations developed the Transport and Communication facilities in the weaker nations.
2. The former gave the latter education, medical care and better methods of sanitation.
3. They introduced new farming methods, to get increased food production.
4. These changes meant less death in the colonies and overall improvement in the standard of living. 
5. It promoted order and discipline and unity in countries. 
Negative Aspects :
1. The colonies had no freedom. They were exploited and treated as slaves.
2. Imperialism led to the exploitation of the natural resources of the colonies.
3. The colonies were used as the suppliers of raw materials and markets for finished products.
4. The colonies plunged into poverty and unemployment due to the disappearance of indigenous industries.
5. The traditional pattern of agriculture was completely changed as the natives were forced to cultivate raw materials than food crops. 
6. The introduction of western culture and education led to the loss of traditional culture of the colonies.
7. It also led to the extinction of some native races of African due to slave trade.
8. The policy of racial discrimination was practiced in some colonies. 
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