Britain bought India's natural resources, such as cotton, cheaply, and would then use their Industrial machines to make exceptional goods, which they sold back to the Indian people at a higher price (Doc 2).This was extremely profitable for the British (Imperialism in India). The modern British industries destroyed the previous cottage industries in India because goods were made faster and better in Europe (Doc 11). This also stopped the growth of new industries which could have lead to more jobs and a wealthier
The effect that British colonialism had on India was that most of the people there were forced to work for the British. They were not able to handle their own government which caused them to revolt against their own people. As a result the British people took away all of their riches. They were also forced to stay away from the temples and their foods. British Colonialism affected India in their economics, laws, culture, art, and technology.
For many people, the British Empire meant loss of lands, discrimination and prejudice. Such a big empire had lots of everlasting impacts; a lot of them positive. The British Empire took science and technology across many parts of the world. They built railways, bridges and canals that helped improve communications in other territories.
In conclusion, the British imperialism has negative and positive impact on India. Long term and short both was unique in their ways. It made India unique by learning new things from the British and developing better way of life. Some of these thing ends quickly, but some of them changed India. They improved in many ways such as in economics, education, medical professions, and other ways.
In 1757 the East India Company took over the Mughals territory by the battle of Plassey. After this the East India Company was the biggest power in India and the area grew over time. This imperialism by the British wasn 't all bad for India though. For India 's political and economic standpoint, imperialism helped improve there government, travel, and trade. Except for the social aspect.
Jaquelyne Thompson Whart 1-2 hour Mrs. Jardine & Mrs. Rasmussen Imperialism in India Imperialism affected the whole world. One of the countries that it affected is India. Imperialism affected India in positive and negative ways through government, technology and education, transportation, health, social classes, and agriculture. India’s government during imperialism is different from what it is today. The British Raj controlled India in 1858 and 1947.
Throughout history, many countries were colonized by stronger forces. India is no different; it was colonized by the British during the mid 18th century until the 20th centuries, which is the combination of the eras, also known as the “British rule in Burma”and “British Raj.” Often, it is arguable whether colonization had an influence in forming a societal or cultural aspects of the country that is being occupied. Specifically, if the British colonization of India shaped and had an impact on the culture, education and government rule in India.
British imperialism had a negative impact on the people of India because of health problems in India and the English language. Lalvani says that the health and life expectancy both improved dramatically when ruling (Lalvani). However, the total deaths due to famine before British ruling was 18 million, but when the British ruled there was a total of 40 million deaths due to famine or 58.73% of the population (Doc 11). This shows that the British didn 't care if people were dying, they only cared about making money off of them. Lalvani also claims that the spread of English language allowed communication between people from different backgrounds (Lalvani).
Despite the hardships, the farmers united to fight this growing problem. The farmers during the Industrial Revolution had only adapted to the aspects that benefitted them and fought against the features of this era that harmed them. For example, although the farmers became more social and reliant on each other, they were not making as much money as they were before. Because of the decrease in revenue, they created the Farmer’s Alliance and the Populist platform to fight the big
Because of cheap british good many to all weavers lost their jobs and became impoverished as said in document 3. So yes the british showed they could control an economy very well however they could not control the ruined land and people. Despite the fact Britain created sound laws against killing, economic opportunities and improved the health of most indians they still caused more harm than
Kyle Neidig HIST 101 Journal 2 What events eroded the bonds of empire during the 1760s? The event that began the eroding the bonds of empire during the 1760s was the sugar act of 1764. The sugar act placed a new burden on the Navigation Acts, which forced Americans to trade almost exclusively with Britain. This was an issue because the navigation acts were n primarily intended to raise money for the British government, but sugar act changed the relationship between America and Britain because parliament now expected the colonies to generate revenue (American Stories P. 118).
Lastly, the British cut off trade for the colonists. Which is another right the colonist did not have, where that the colonists could not trade with other countries because the goods were only supposed to come form England. The colonists grew tabacco and other goods but could not trade them. This led the colonists to rely on England for goods and the British taxed them on it.
It didn’t help that the slave duty was at a whopping twenty percent. This only brought the farmers into more debt with which their tobacco could not render enough profit to get them out of. According to William Allason, the poor farmers were dedicated to lowering the duty on slaves as low as possible as opposed to shutting down the slave trade altogether, for the farmers needed hands to cultivate their product. (Holton, 71) Britain sided with the gentry’s
The taxes that the Sugar Act placed made the most money for Britain, more than any of the other taxes did. The colonist were very upset with the Sugar Act because of the way it was enforced. The Sugar Act took away the colonist’s right to a trial by jury when the British set up the Admiralty courts. Admiralty courts were where a judge decides the outcome rather than the colonial courts. The judges would earn 5% of however much the cargo load was worth if they could prove the person accused was guilty.