Causes and Effects of British Imperialism in India
Terms in this set (9)
British East India Company
Organization that was the first to imperialize India
Indian Government in control before British imperialism
Grown to make money. Examples are tea, opium, and cotton.
A primary reason why Britain wanted to take over India
Guns and steel
A primary reason why Britain was able to take over India
These were placed on the Indians under British imperialism
India suffered from this under British imperialism, and many died as a result
Positive effects of British imperialism
Roads and telephone lines were built in India. Schools increased and sanitation improved.
How Britain benefited from imperialism
Britain gained a great amount of resources, workers, money, and a trading base in Asia