Why Was Imperialism Bad

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Imperialism has been the strongest force this past century; Enslaving natives, while obliterating civilizations. Imperialism is when a country or civilization swallows another country for its land, labor, and raw materials with influence or military force. Imperialism was both, good and bad. Imperialism was a good thing because it expanded existing civilizations, and allowed people to be more civilized under a large military force. Imperialism was a bad thing because people in charge would become too power hungry and try to gain more of everything disregarding the people who are suppose to be civilized. Imperialism is a good thing, most of the time. One of the latest imperialist, Adolf Hitler, during World War II led his military to nazi Germany to Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Denmark, Yugoslavia, Greece, Norway and …show more content…

Document 3 states, “There are the exporters and manufacturers of certain goods used in the colonies. The makers of cotton and iron goods have been very much interested in imperialism.” This being said, the business owners could have become greedy and will more than likely take matters into their own hands to get more money, or to save money. If you have not caught on, i’m talking about slavery. The business owners would enslave people to gain more money, and to save money. At these times, and even in today’s society; The more money you have, the more say you have in government and what goes down. (Document 3) In conclusion, imperialist use imperialism to take control over other colonies/countries to expand the borders, or to acquire vital resources. Imperialism was good because although certain leaders came around who were power hungry, many leaders wanted to build and help civilize their country. Imperialism has been the most powerful force in world

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