Imperialism : A Modern Imperialist Power

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Imperialism is the policy of extending a country 's power and influence through colonization, use of military force, or by other means. These include two important forms of Imperialism, these are a militaristic style of Imperialism, and a softer type which involves holding sway over other countries through trade, economy and infiltration of politics. Imperialism has been around ever since groups of people decided to take over another power, in other words, since one caveman said ‘Hey! The Oogas have more buffalo hide than us, let’s take their cave so we can have more space and buffalo hide!’ One of the main examples of Ancient Imperialism was in Ancient Rome, when the Romans conquered much of the known world. During the 18th Century and the 19th Century, any country that adopted Imperialism was classified as a modern Imperialistic power. These included countries such as Spain, Britain, France, Holland, Belgium, Portugal, Italy, and later on, Germany.

Main Features of Imperialism
Imperialism is an idea implemented by numerous empires worldwide for millennia, which is defined by the Dictionary of Human Geography as being ‘’an unequal human and territorial relationship, based on ideas of superiority and practices of dominance’’ which ‘’involves the extension of authority and control of one group of people over another’’[1]
Over the years in which the idea begun in human society, Imperialism usually was conducted by a specific empire, (which is a group of nations
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