What Were The Negative Effects Of Imperialism

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The experience of colonized peoples under imperialism may vary, that is, depending on the people, and their experience may be on the one hand negative and on the other positive. Imperialism had great negative impacts on the colonized population, although some say that there were positive impacts does not detract from the fact that there were more consequences than benefits. However, most colonized societies contribute that it was negative and these are the reasons why it was negative. There was a lot of violence, people were exploited because of the economy, and there was a loss of culture in the colonized villages. Given these three reasons why they were negative, this essay will explain why imperialism was negative rather than positive. …show more content…

In this way there was a great economic exploitation for the colonized people, since they established commercial monopolies, which were selling products at high prices, but using cheap materials and this made the imperialists take advantage of the colonists. On the other hand, they had the colonized population working in an ex-generated way and were not fair in pay, the colonists worked by hours and what they earned was minimal and not fair. Because the colonist people did not have labor rights or insurance, this allowed them to be exploited. Since the imperialists believed that they had power over the colonists, the imperialists seized the lands of the colonist population, and everything mattered for the use of the imperialists, leaving aside the profit that the colonists had to …show more content…

The reason was because imperialism wanted to oppose its culture and ideas and this affected the colonized people in many areas such as, the culture of their ancestors, and religion. The imperialists came to the point of even banning their cultures and their beliefs, their heritage was little for the imperialists they didn't care because in their mind was imposing their ideologies. This caused the colonized population to lose their identity, as they grew up in a culture and were later banned from that culture or religion. One of the impositions that the imperialists imposed was language and language influenced the new children who were growing up because they were taught the language that the imperialists had brought, maybe at one point this helped them learn other languages but they lost the heritage of their parents and the culture they were learning was completely different from that of their ancestors. This meant that as imperialism expanded further, the colonized peoples lost their identity and it was a drastic change for them. They had their traditions and cultures but all this was forced to be forgotten as the imperialists watered their

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