Imperialism is the policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force. Imperialism brought better health care and transportation systems throughout the world. It also allowed the European countries to gather raw materials to make new goods and technology.
When European countries came and took over foreign lands, they were bountifully blessed with new resources. Even if some of them were human resources. Great Britain and France both altogether, took over about half of Africa, when they did they got many goods like gold, silver, copper, and oil. When the Europeans concord the African lands, their world was opened up to an abundance of new and raw resources.The raw materials that the Europeans received were then shipped back to Europe to make the things that they loved. The resources were stolen, but sometimes the natural resources were given or traded to them.
Along with the access to free resources Europeans also brought along better health care. Many of the diseases that were killing a lot of the people in africa were now treatable because of the European medical techniques. Less people were dying from a lot of the small things like …show more content…
It also allowed the European countries to gather raw materials to make new goods and technology. With the access to more free resources the europeans could make more of the things that they loved. They also were able to cure the small illnesses like the common cold. Countries were brought together and war was minimized by all the african countries that were controlled by the same mother country speaking the same language. many things happened during the age of imperialism,many things were bad, and yet many things were good. There were technological advancements, better health care, and access to great raw materials. That’s why the age of imperialism was a great time in