How did colonialism impact the colonizers?
Quick answer:In summary, colonization is not always good for all parties involved in the process. Many of the colonized people view their experience as a negative one. The colonist also face repercussions of their actions. Some of the issues that arose as a result of colonization include disease, environmental damages, and political turmoil. The United States was able to conquer much of Mexico during the nineteenth century because it had better weapons and soldiers. However, many Mexicans still thought that the United States would back down from the conflict because they were much stronger than Mexico in terms of size and population. This notion was proven wrong when both countries fought an extremely bloody war over Texas, which would eventually become a US state.
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