What happened?

Causes of Imperialism

This never sounded like a bad idea to some. They would get new land and everyone would be happy. So they decided to go to Africa. They took over some areas through peace and some through military force. But for the others, it was terrible.

Here we go.

For the Africans, imperialism was the worst thing. It caused civil wars and ruined many countries. Many lives were lost only because of the settlers. Even today the countries are still in poverty because of this.