Negative Effects Of Imperialism In India

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The question asks us to investigate the positive and negative effects of Imperialism in your country. Imperialism is a policy of extending or “passing on” a country 's power and influence through colonization, use of military force, or other means (Yahoo Dictionary). The India ‘before imperialism’ was ruled by The Mughal Empire (1526-1858), a kingdom that was much larger and more powerful than any other European country at that time. India was blooming, population wise and the talk of their products reached the farthest corners of the globe. But, the Mughal Empire’s rule didn’t last long and began declining at 1707, granting entrance to outside powers. India is located in the south of the Asian continent, bordering the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. It is diverse when relating it with religion. The four main ones are: Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, and Jainism. In this dissertation; I will be talking about the following topics that include: India before Imperialism, events leading to India’s takeover, during Imperialism, and the aftermath and effects of Imperialism that India attains/ decides to follow. Overall, the positive effects were greater in number and had a much larger effect in India when compared to the negative effects that Imperialism brought.

In this section, I will be providing a look inside Indian history before Imperialism. We start off with Indian traditions. India is very sensitive when it comes to traditions. For example, when guests (or anyone)

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