Westerners monopolized resources, owning mines and ports and using all profits to pay for their own government.
They destroyed the African ruling system, kicking kings out or telling them to govern a certain way. They denied even the most educated, capable Africans top jobs in government.
Europeans did not emphasize general healthcare and limited Africans' access to education beyond primary level. This made it difficult for Africans to function in the modern world.
Imperialists changed borders between nations only for their own satisfaction and ruling purposes. They did not consider that they were mixing enemy tribes and destroying traditional territories. This ruined much of the unity among Africans.
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There is no positive effects of imperialism.
Here is a link with positive and negative effects on Africa :) http://www.scribd.com/doc/26009399/The-Positive-and-Negative-Impact-of-Colonization-in-Africa
There weren't any.
they lost plenty of land.
The imperialists, for all their faults, imposed peace, brought jobs and sometimes schools and medicine.
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There were many positive and negative effects on the people in South Africa because of the missionaries from Europe. The fact that many South Africans were taught to read the Bible can be both a positive and negative effect depending on the person you talk to.
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The Europeans gave Africans the right to vote which then resulted into them voting for there own people to be leaders and eventually led Europeans out of Africa.
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There are numerous negative effects of british colonization of Africa but there are also positive effects, The British established hospitals, schools and put an end to the slave trade. The access to basic medical care and education were in part due to British intervention.
Positive effects of tourism in South Africa includes bringing needed money into the economy, and creating more jobs. As tourism increases, the need for more workers in the hospitality industry increases. Negative effects of tourism in the are includes harm to the environment and animals, as well as more congestion and traffic.
The Apartheid was a major negative effect. It was the beginning of segregation in Africa.
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There were few positive effects for the African people themselves. One of these was the fact that a very limited number of Africans were offered a western education, but the negatives for the people far outweighed this. (The imperialism process was definitely good for the European powers. Raw materials from colonies boosted the European economies and added to their power and influence.) There were, however, several negative effects. The literacy rates were low and infant mortality rates were very high in Africa and other colonized countries. Also, industrialization and civilization in general were almost nonexistent in Africa at the time. In general, there was injustice for the African people. Africa was controlled by European powers who never took quality of life for African citizens into consideration; their only thought was for personal gain, to increase their influence. Even after African territories gained independence, the governments were anything but stable, and war broke out all over the continent. Imperialism basically created injustice in Africa. The most long-lasting effect was the arbitrary political boundaries which European monarchies established, and which ignored the previous tribal system. Most of these boundaries are still here today, and have been one of the major causes for African civil wars and conflicts in general. (See the Wikipedia article "Scramble for Africa". It's pretty accurate. Also see the question "What were the negative and positive effects of imperialism in Africa on the colonized?")
The westernization cultural is both an encouragement and a degradation. There are areas in this world like Africa where westernization has had many positive effects than the negative effects.
A German General from this time had stumbled upon sugar cane in one of the salt mines of the African villages in Namibia. When he added a concoction of gin and cranberry juice that he was drinking to the said new found component on the ground, he invented the rainbow.
The positive affects in South Africa is that it will have many tourists.
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There are many negative effects of poverty in Africa. Poverty caused the spread of disease and starvation among the people of Africa.
One of the positive impacts of European rule is that formal education was introduced. Another positive is industrialization was started by the Europeans. The negatives are that natives were enslaved and their lands taken by force.
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