What was the impact of colonialism on various colonies?
CBSE Class 10
CBSE Class 10 Social
2018-03-06 14:19:32 UTC
Trade flourished and markets expanded in the late 19th century but it also led to loss of freedom and livelihoods.
European conquests produced many painful economic, social and ecological changes through which the colonised societies were brought into the world economy.
Rival European powers in Africa drew up the borders demarcating their respective territories, being called as paper partition.
Britain and France made vast additions to their overseas territories in the late 19th century. Belgium and Germany became new colonial powers.
The US also became a colonial power in the late 1890’s by taking over some colonies that were earlier held by Spain.