Explain ONE way in which the legacy of imperialism affected the economic development of new states in the second half of the twentieth century.
Impacts of Imperialism on Economic Development
During the second half of the 20th Century, the legacy of imperialism had a lot of influence on the economy of new states. It was a legacy that supported enterprises and created aided trade development, among other social activities. The legacy of imperialism influences new states to change their way of living, like shifting from food productions for personal use to planting cash crops for economic gains. The new states exported their crops under prices set by the colonists. They were not for personal use to the local citizens.
Bustillo, J. (2020). The Origin of Usurpation and Tyranny: Nonagentic Anti-Imperialism of the Twenty-First Century and the Legacy of Chavismo.