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The Need for Europe to Colonize Africa
Christianity created missionaries who wanted to spread their religion in all areas that were considered heathen, or unconverted. Not only did Christian missionaries spread religion, but they also spread European influence.
Slavery Within Africa
Slavery was widespread throughout Africa as tribes would fight other tribes and take prisoners of war turning them into slavery. Slavery did not originate in the same tribe.
Jackson's Surprise Run for the White House
The change of politics could be heard loud and clear in 1824 as support for Andrew Jackson stretched far and wide across the nation. His support was the reason Calhoun’s Republication nomination never went through.
Daniel Webster and the Whig Party
Daniel Webster was a huge figure in American politics as his position as attorney and politician with excellent oratory skills. His influence was huge in American history and too easily forgotten by many.
Impact of Imperialism on Africa Today
Today, Africa is behind in technological development and usage. All of this comes from the basis set by the imperialistic colonialism. Nothing was done to give the people a sense of being Africa or to lead Africa.
Africa and WWII
During World War II, Europe looked to Africa for labor to defeat the enemy. Slavery took a different look as labor resources were pulled not for plantation labor but for military service.
Andrew Jackson Made a Name for Himself
Law was the perfect place for somebody with nothing to find something. It was a developing profession that was considered a new wilderness that was to be shaped. It was a position that did not make friends and was not for the weak of heart. In fact, it could prove deadly if the wrong moves were made
The Lowell Experiment
In a nutshell, the Lowell Experiment was a step in creating jobs and product while also taking care of employee welfare.
European Possession of Africa
The carving up of the African continent did not follow traditional tribal lines. The European nations chose their own boundaries. Tribes were now split apart and meshed with other tribes. To the Europeans, they were all the same.
Damage Europe did to Africa
Africa existed long before Europe had the technology and courage to begin exploring the large continent. When it did, valuable resources were discovered that would change the face of African history forever. Europe needed the resources that Africa possessed.
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