by Adrian C.
A Small Part of Imperialism
Imperialism is a term used to describe the take over of a state over a number of others states. In the early 21 century imperialism is thought to be a bad idea. After World War II ended in 1945 and in the late twentieth century most people came to view imperialist policies as both good and bad. During the Cold War both superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union, were officially against imperialism and generally tried to prevent other countries from looking for those policies. This was partly because their two ideologies, communism in the Soviet Union.
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