What Are the Four Types of Imperialism?

What Are the Four Types of Imperialism?

What Are the Four Types of Imperialism?

The four different types of imperialism are colonial, economic, political and socio-cultural. Imperialism is the policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force.

Colonial imperialism is when the subjugated area is completely taken over in all aspects--economic, political and social/cultural--by the stronger nation. Economic imperialism is when a stronger nation dominates the economy of a weaker nation. Political imperialism is when a puppet government is set up so that it is controlled by the stronger ruling nation. Socio-cultural imperialism is when the stronger nation systematically attempts to eradicate the customs, religion and language of the weaker nation.