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SSC (English Medium) Class 10th Board Exam - History and Political Science: Geographical discoveries and colonization - Concept for Geographical Discoveries and Colonization

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Question

Write any three constructive effects of Imperialism.

Solution

dern imperialism, i.e. forcing of supremacy by the stronger nations on the weaker nations had various constructive and destructive effects.
The three constructive effects are
a. Physical Reformation: To maintain control over the colonies, the European nations brought about some reformations. This included the making of roads for quick military movement and internal transport, railway, post, telegraph, aeroplanes and canals. These reformations not only profited the colonisers but also helped the local people, giving them a sense of interaction among people.
b. Spread of Education: For businesses to prosper, for the propagation of Christianity and on humanitarian grounds, education was considered important and given a boost. This lead to colonies being impacted by westerneducation. Therefore, instead of bringing in educated people from their native places, they started to educate the local people for raising qualified manpower which was necessary in assisting dministration. c.Intellectual Change: There has been an intellectual exchange among people belonging to different parts of the world. The people of colonies were made aware of western thoughts if their colonisers and they got acquainted with the innovative ideas, technology, science, philosophy, literature, law and politics. The colonisation also introduced people to the principles of liberty, equality and fraternity and the philosophies of nationalism, socialism, communism and democracy.

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 2015-2016 (March) (with solutions)
Question 4.1 | 3.00 marks
Solution Concept: Concept for Geographical Discoveries and Colonization.
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