European Imperialism - Dbq Essay

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Throughout the history of the world, imperialism has played a major role. Imperialism is one country’s complete domination of the political, economic, and social life of another country. Imperialism has many positive and negative effects. The Age of Imperialism is considered 1800 - 1914. During this time Europe became a major world leader. European countries set up colonies all over Africa, Latin America, and Asia, and encouraged their citizens to populate them. European imperialism boosted Europe’s economy, and made them a world power. Imperialization had an entirely different effect on Africa, Latin America, and Asia. People of these countries were mistreated, they lost their culture, land, and self respect. The negative effects of…show more content…
Austin, it shows how the larger nations gave to the smaller colonies. The nations built them roads, canals, and railways, telegraphs, newspapers, and schools. Europe gave them the blessing of their civilization, and overall made them economized. They were part of modern culture after imperialization. Another positive effect is how the colonial governments introduced improved medical care, and better methods of sanitation. There were new crops; tools and farming methods, which helped, increase food production. These changes meant less death to smaller colonies, and overall improve the state of living. They now could live longer and have better sanitation.

European Imperialization had an entirely different effect on Africa, Latin America, and Asia. People of these countries endored lots of hard work, and lost their culture, land, and self respect. A negative effect is seen in Document two, a picture called "Learning civilized ways is hard work." In the picture you can see an Asain and an African pulling around a seated European. For the native poeple colonization ment doing the European’s hard work. Natvie people were used as a form of cheap, and somtimes even slave labor. The Africans, Latin Americans, and Asians had no freedom, they were completly controlled by the Europeans. This did not civilize the smaller contries. All of the promisies and benifits sated in

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