The Negative Impacts Of The British Collonization Of India

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During Britain's colonisation of India, the British had few negative impacts toward India. Such as, the British having destroyed the native culture of India, increased Indian poverty, and more. Despite their negative impacts, they also did positive things too. The Britain colonization of India left a positive impact to both India and Britain. First, different transportations were introduced . Secondly, a new postal system was introduced. Lastly, the local Indians received a better education. The first reason the British colonization of India left a positive impact is because different transportations were introduced to India. The availability of better transportation boosted India’s economy and improved the lifestyle of many people. Many condition of existing roads were improved and many new roads were made. The roads…show more content…
The easy transportation to the large cities and markets allowed the people to trade, sell and buy more goods they could not have done in their villages. Some would move to the city hoping for a better lifestyle, and to look for better jobs. Also, the railways had many benefits. To the British, railways were a cheap and an easy form of transport to send their raw materials to sea-ports. The benefit of railways to India was in terms of the economy, “railways played a major role in integrating markets and increasing trade.” (Chaudhary). By 1929, there was about 66,000 km of railway lines going through most of the cities in India. Around that time, the railways carried over 620 million passengers and approximately 90 million tons of goods a year.

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