The following were the frightful effects of imperialism on the subjugated colonies :
(a) Loss of Political Independence.
(b) Economic exploitation.
(c) Racial discrimination.
(d) Destruction of humanity.
(e) Led to damage of wealth.
The imperial powers exploited their colonies both politically and socially. John Comard says “In many cases the motives for empire building have been selfish and the people living in the colonies have frequently been exploited for the benefit of the mother-country.”