The Importance Of Colonialism

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Colonialism has to do with one country exploiting another country by making it into a colony. This is usually good for the mother country and bad for the colony.According to Collin dictionary, colonialism can be defined as the policy and practice of a power in extending control over weaker peoples or areas. In simple word, colonialism is the practice by which a powerful countries and use their resources to increase its own power and wealth. Colonialism also can be defined as exploitation by a stronger country of weaker one which they use of the weaker country 's resources to strengthen and enrich the stronger country.For example, in Malaysia where they had been colonize by Dutch and invade the Portuguese colonies in Malacca because they want to control the spice trade, control the important trade route to the East to balance the superiority of Arabs traders and Spaniards. They also invade because they want to discover the sea route to the east through Cape of Good Hope and etc. Apart from this colonization, Malaya struggle and fight for the independence for their state. Organizations and the mass media were used in the struggle. The education received by the citizens was the primary factors that created a conscious need among the people to fight for independence using the minds and words rather than arms and force. The emergence of Malay intellectuals encouraged a struggle using diplomacy that was supported by a heightened spirit of nationalism. Nationalism is feelings that
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