The Negative Effects Of Imperialism In India

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Imperialism is the act of an empire taking rule over foreign countries. Imperialism had both positive and negative effects on India. During the 1700’s the British East India Company took advantage of other countries’ natural resources such as India’s (India: British East India Company). The company also wanted to control countries’ markets which they could do through imperialism. The British East India Company had successfully imperialized India by taking advantage of India’s political rivalries at the time, pushing the religious differences in India to create further religious tensions, and taking over little parts of India at a time. Before India was imperialized, it was a fairly good country with Hindu and Muslim as the majority religions
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