Pros And Anti-Imperialists

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During the 19th century, colonialism erupted massively, as the need to expand different empires and conquer others’ lands became a common goal for many countries. From this, many countries were able to benefit greatly in many aspects, including economic growth, power, and the exploitation of raw materials. However, there were some areas that could not gain anything from colonizing or sharing the land with others. This essay will discuss the perspectives of both pro and anti-imperialists and explain how an individual’s position in space and time affect their point of view on imperialism. A well-known figure that was viewed as a pro-imperialist, is Cecil John Rhodes. He was a British businessman, entrepreneur, and politician who was born on July

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