Negative Effects Of Imperialism

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Imperialism is when a strong nation takes over a weaker nation or region and dominates the country’s economic, political, and cultural life. This type of foreign policy was practiced by the Europeans and Japan throughout the 1800s and early 1900s. In every case, a nation had experienced industrialization prior to practicing imperialism on a foreign country or region. This was due to the demand for cheap raw materials and the need for a market to buy manufactured goods. Overall, imperialism had a negative effect on those countries who were exploited for much needed raw materials. Throughout the Age of Imperialism, many European countries colonized other parts of the world, and in doing so, altered the social and economic stability within

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