British imperialism on India had many positive and negative affects on both the mother country

British imperialism on India had many positive and negative affects on both the mother country

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British imperialism on India had many positive and negative affects on both the mother country, Britain and the colony. In India the British colonization had more positive affects. For example, British built 1000’s of miles of roads. As a result the traveling across India became much more convenient. Another good affect that the British had on India was the jump in agriculture, through large scale irrigation works. About 30 million acres were put into cultivation. Industrialization had also begun. British built many schools and institutions and setup the productive government. In addition Britain brought India to the modern world through modern thought and modern science. Although British colonization had its drawbacks towards India. Even though it was a good thing that England setup a government in India they turned it into a burden because they did not let any natives into the important positions. Another negative affect England had on India was the breaking up traditional industries. Prior to
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2010 for the course POL 102 taught by Professor Cover during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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