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Social Consequences Of Imperialism In The 19th Century

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Social consequences of imperialism were most significant because their ways of life were drastically changed. In Kikuyu, their laughter, belief in Ngai, love, and the fullness of life were diverted to a more modern form of life. In the last decade of the nineteenth century, the British brought laws, new clothes, disputes, arguments, and danger to them and colonized them by conquest from one end of the continent to the other (Moradi, 2009). The Britains had an innate distrust of the educated natives and decided to grant resources and autonomy to more traditional tribal chieftains, whose intent was on pursuing local, not national, interests (Goucher, 1998). The Africans were also deprived of their farming lands, being conformed to “native reserves,
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