The Impacts Of Imperialism In India And England

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Impacts of Imperialism in India and England

In the early 1600s, England established a trading company in India and became a major political and imperial power over this colony. The British East India Company was created so that England could create a monopoly within India and eventually become a political power. It was not easy for England to gain political power of India but overall, because of the colonization of India, England became very financially stable because of the success of this monopoly and the success of their re-exportation of Indian goods (Wolpert 176).Because of the colonization of India, England was affected positively economically and culturally and India was affected positively through social interactions and modernizing cities. Overall, England was positively affected by the colonization of India. It turned out, that this new colony would become the most valuable colony that England possessed because of the raw materials that India provided. Economically India affected England in a positive way because not only were the raw materials beneficial, but all the profit margin when Europe re-exported Indian goods (Wolpert 176). The colonization of India also helped England because they were able to pay the armies with the money earned by the company and its Indian profits and they were able to trade freely within India, without tariffs. Along with these armies, Great England also tended to use Indians as cheap labor, whether moral or not, helped them
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Britain was positively affected by colonizing India because they thrived economically and were able to spread their culture throughout their colony. India was positively affected by its colonization because their social interactions improved, allowing them to communicate with the west and improve women’s daily lives, and modernizing their cities to be major cultural