Essay about The Colonization Of African Americans

757 Words Jun 14th, 2016 4 Pages
The history of Africa was changed forever by colonialization and the possibility of this country gaining back its peace and moving beyond the periphery would be very difficult. When the Europeans entered Africa they exploited Africa for all of its resources and imposed their style of European civilization on the African people. They stablished country borders, stripped them of their rich resources, and forced tribes to merge together. Creating a war that is now amongst the African countries themselves. Their political system now fights with ethnical issues, poor economic development, and limited manufacturing. It is because of these issues Africa struggles with political stability, social chaos and an economic crisis that relates back to the colonization era.
Ethnic Conflict
The British and French had essentially lived by different systems of ethnic European power that still had competition between each other. Both of these systems had wider areas control yet they had completely different systems of ethnic stratification. Europeans had imposed territorial boundaries throughout Africa in 1885 that divided many groups. Colonies were built under a direct or indirect rule of countries colonizing the colonies. The levels of governments were controlled by the colonial masters in the direct rule as opposed to the indirect rule where governors and council advisors were appointed through colonial’s countries. If there were leaders who resisted the colonization,…

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