Advantages Of Colonialism

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TALLINN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
TALLINN SCHOOOL OF ECONOMICS AND BUSSINESS AMINSTRATION

ONUKWULI FERNANDEZ KOSI. A156110TASB11
COLONIALISM THOUGH IT’S METHOD ARE EXTREME, HASTENS THE DEVELOPMENT OF A NATION MORE THAN IMPERIALISM. POLITICAL SCIENCE.

SUPERVISOR: IVAR HENDLA. TALLINN 2015 Defenders of modern imperialism and colonialism long pleaded their case in terms of the white man’s burden, they reasoned that it was the obligation of advanced nation
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The colonized countries were mostly Africans because of the way they lived and behave, so the colonizers were using the excuse of them being not civilized and too religious. But the colonial master 's aim was to exploit the colony economy and move them to their country making the colony depend on them. Colonialism has a lot of advantages and disadvantages, the disadvantages of colonialism is far more than its advantages, the main advantage is the civilization while the strongest disadvantage is the economic dependent which the colonized nation would deny isn’t there but is definitely there (U.K. Essay 2013). One major advantage of colonialism is Education as colonists bring enlightenment with them considering the fact that they believe that they know a lot more than the country which they are lording. Although civilization is an advantage of colonialism, it can have dire consequences if the colonized nations are not ready or willing to be colonized as seen in some African countries. Although not widely acknowledged, early colonists were the basis of Christianity in Africa. The disadvantages of colonialism like imperialism, are cultural assimilation because in both cases, the colonial masters enforce their culture and laws on the people of the nation they are colonizing. There is also the problem of natives losing their lands as it is forcefully taken from them as an…show more content…
And majority of their lands are owned by the foreigners. There are some differences between colonialism and imperialism though hard to spot but they are definitely there, in the case of imperialism, there is only one leader (which is a foreigner because the power is seized by the foreigners from the natives) while in colonialism, the power can be shared (not necessarily in equal proportions, but shared nonetheless between the colonists and the natives. Citizens of countries that have been colonized tend to follow the instructions of the government even though they know deep within them that the policy wasn’t what they were used to, but seeing their brothers as part of the leaders, they obey without much fuss when compared to countries that have been completely overtaken by a foreign body, they lose their right to everything including rights to themselves which brings forth negative reactions from the victims. Another aspect where colonialism pays the victimized country more than imperialism does is in the aspect of defense. In imperialism, the foreigners in control provide their own military aid, which means the citizens of the victimized country don’t put in, as much as an advice in their defense, they rely on the foreigners to protect them, and

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