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    Would people in today’s society want to live in a world where technology, such as phones and computers, didn’t exist or where the world isn’t organized without a proper government to take care of the people? Without the incident that people know as Imperialism, the modern comfort that is given and provided in everyday lives wouldn’t have been made possible. Imperialism is when one country takes over another country to have control over the territory and it’s natives. Although some people believe that the natives were abused and treated unfairly by imperialists, it is actually true that imperialism was beneficial to the world because the world became more technologically advanced and influenced a better form of government. As countries began to become imperialized, imperialists took control and mistreated natives, making their lives hard and miserable. “Leopold’s Belgian and native enforcers, for example, flogged, imprisoned, starved, or massacred entire villages that failed to meet production quotas “ (Kubic 3). After Africa become imperialised, it was hard…

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    African Imperialism What do you think about Imperialism around the world? What about Imperialism in Africa? There was a time once in Africa where the strongest European nations were after African territory to colonize. Colonization at the time was really important because natural resources were the case of the Industrial Revolution which then gave nations the power to create a stronger military. Having a strong military was very important to colonize more land. The African Imperialism was…

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    As European countries began to believe that imperial expansion was crucial to the survival of their countries, they set out to find more nations that would benefit them in the long run. European powers were always in need of more resources and in search of new markets. European Imperialism in India and Africa was sparked by the desire for profit. Europe’s interest in Africa, though, was specific to acquiring natural resources to fuel their factories and industries, whilst their interest in India…

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    The speaker in the source is implying that imperialism wants one thing. Supposedly an empires quest is to develop freedom and to teach these “savage nations.” However, more often than not, imperialism only ends up in exploitation, not just by civil wars and gun violence, but through the use of technology. Empires modernize “savage nations,” eventually distinguishing the nations values, beliefs, traditions, customs, and culture. Colonization more often than not ends up in the process of…

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    Imperialism is an action that involves a country extending its power by the acquisition of territories It may also include the exploitation of these territories, an action that is linked to colonialism. The imperialism gave an impact those that had a great impact at this time were these two countries Southeast Asia and Africa the imperialism started in those countries. The people they were trying to get and discover more resources and they were exploring and taking the people from Africa to…

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    Imperialism is the practice of expanding beyond a country’s natural borders for the purpose of military expansion, political gain, raw materials, and nationalism. However, not everyone agreed with the imperialistic views. There were those who believed it had proper ideals, while others believed it promoted the wrong principles of democracy. Imperialism especially affected the people of Africa, India, and Korea. Economic gain is most often related as an increase in jobs. The imperialists of…

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    I am writing this letter as the wife of one of your officers whom you sent to Africa for ‘trade’. I want to urge you to stop sending our people to the wretched and distant land. My husband stayed in Africa for ten long months and has returned a changed person. Before his trip, he always had an exuberance for life, and loved spending time together with our children. Now, he barely speaks, and his once kind eyes are cold and distant, as if replaying the horrors he experienced abroad. In order to…

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    Imperialism is defined as when a stronger nation dominates a weaker one, socially and economically. As once Edward W said: “Every empire, however, tells itself and the world that it is unlike all other empires, that its mission is not to plunder and control but to educate and liberate." Here Edward is trying to say that many nations/countries may want to be the superior and alpha one of another, they say it’s for the better rule and to take away control just to put more control. Europe only…

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    counterparts in Africa and India, which sparked Western Imperialism. Due to their industrial power, European countries were largely successful in their expansionist policies. Imperialism was enormously beneficial to the national superpowers heading it, fulfilling their economic needs of raw materials and new markets as well as promoting political and military needs. Even though Western Imperialism did improve some aspects of life in other countries such as medical practice, law, and…

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    During the 1870s and 1900’s, Africa faced European’s act of imperialist invasion, diplomatic pressures, invasions by the navy and militia, and eventually Africa encountered conquest and colonization. African’s did not like this and different cities and societies within Africa tried various forms of protection against the attempt to colonize their countries. Imperialism did not only occur in Africa but it also occurred in China and India. By looking at these documents and my knowledge I can…

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