This led to cruel treatment and overworking. Outside nations created Spheres of Influence to gain control over territories in China. First, we'll hit the desire for economic growth. With this, their imperialistic eyes turned to places like Asia and Africa. Visit some tribal areas in African Countries for a picture of what Africa could and probably would be. The Filipinos fought the Spanish for their independence after years of the Spanish occupying the Philippines causing the Spanish-Filipino war lasting from 1896-1898 and won with help from the United States. They foreshook all norms of morality to keep their hold on the colonial people.
South Africa's black majority took power after nonracial, democratic elections in 1994. African History: A Very Short Introduction. Also, in the process to get rid of imperialists, nations came together within themselves. The negative effects were at the time, that the so-called 'race forAfrica' caused friction between European countries. In India also the French were involved in a long drawn-out struggle with the British.
On the one hand, some scholars hold that it greatly contributed to the civilizing of the backward people and contributed to the improvement of their living standards. Well documented are several waves of conquest by the Mughals, whowere Muslim. Perhaps that would be better, but I doubt it. This profound interaction can definitely be described as imperialism especially because European powers created an incredibly disparate economic situation in Africa through striking fear into African lives—making them obey by force, or die. However, some people resented the Westerners because they treated Africans so horribly. Economic depression led some U.
They chose Africa as the best place to imperialize because of its natural resources and availability. This is plainly seen in the famous late 19th century poem 'The White Man's Burden' in which its author Rudyard Kipling calls the uncivilized, colonized people 'half-devil and half-child. The development of infrastructure made the large continent not so small anymore. The various imperialist powers set up industries in their colonies to make profits and thus paved the way for the industrialization of the colonies. This group uses whatever type of government monarchy, dictatorship, fascism that will keep it in power to repress the masses.
Moral Superiority This leads us to the motivation of moral superiority. While this led to more structure, it left Europeans dictating all aspects of Africans' lives and left very little to their control. They never came under the rule ofany Western power. In addition, Africans lost the right to work for themselves and were forced by the Europeans to labor in mines or collect rubber and other plants from the wild. Imperialism can cause drains on countries natural resources, inhibit freedom, and have drastic economic results such as poverty.
European Imperialism One example of imperialism in history is the control that European nations gained over the African countries during the Industrial Revolution. For example France and Germany clashed over Morocco in Africa. There are many reasons why imperialism occurs, including motives from an economic standpoint, as well as just a way to show and achieve power. In Africa in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, imperialism was present and growing. The previous industries and economy was ruined. Imperialism gave the imperialists a new market, a new labor force, a new supply of raw materials.
So, as in many other colonized places, the natives were treated as inferior. Known as New Imperialism, this desire for expansion was motivated by many things, not the least of which were the promise of economic growth, the sting of national rivalries, and a sense of moral superiority. The comments around the map means 'the situation is clear at a glance, no more words are needed'. This could refer to something such as Alexander's conquests or even the U. Japan was largely unaffected by European imperialism. The lack of preparation from the colonist countries would lead to economic problems that pester much of Africa in the twenty-first century. They had plans for a vast empirecovering most of east Asia and the Pacific Ocean.
. With hundreds of military bases around the world, the U. The advancements needed what African had to offer. Without the series of events that took place during this time the world as we know it today would not exist. In 1941 theytried to make good on this by attacking the United States, Englandand other European countries in Asia and the Pacific as part of theSecond World War. In the end, Europe did more harm than good when it colonized the continent and disrupted various cultures that were advancing and had many attributes to give the world.