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imperialism
imperialism
imperialism Colonialism is an important concept to address because it has had such a major impact on the modern world. It is often responsible for the movement of peoples throughout the world and is often a factor in the rate of development of nations. In their acquisition of Asian colonies, the European imperialists were driven by several motives. They wanted new sources of raw materials and precious metals, and (later) new markets; but they also claimed that they were assuming responsibility f
Ethiopia: A Country Study
Ethiopia: A Country Study
Ethiopia: A Country Study Ethiopia: A Country Study Located in northeastern Africa, in an area known as the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is one of the largest and most populous countries in Africa. It is bordered by Djibouti and the former Ethiopian autonomous region of Eritrea on the north, Somalia on the east, Kenya on the south, and Sudan on the west. While influenced and even occasionally occupied by other nations, Ethiopia is one of the few countries in Africa or Asia never truly colonized. The
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None_Provided BOB MARLEY Jamaica has produced an artist who has touched all categories, classes, and creeds through innate modesty and profound wisdom. Bob Marley, the Natural Mystic who introduced reggae to European and American fans still may prove to be the most significant musical artist of the twentieth century. Bob Marley gave the world brilliant music and established reggae as major forces in music that is comparable with the blues and rock&rolls. His work stretched across nearly two deca
Bob Marley
Bob Marley
Bob Marley Jamaica has produced an artist who has touched all categories, classes, and creeds through innate modesty and profound wisdom. Bob Marley, the Natural Mystic who introduced reggae to European and American fans still may prove to be the most significant musical artist of the twentieth century. Bob Marley gave the world brilliant music and established reggae as major forces in music that is comparable with the blues and rock rolls. His work stretched across nearly two decades and still
Imperialism of Africa by Britain
Imperialism of Africa by Britain
Imperialism of Africa by Britain Motives for British Imperialism in Africa Before the Europeans began the New Imperialism in Africa, very little was known about the inner parts of the continent. However, after some explorers delved deeper into the heart of Africa, the Europeans soon realized how economically important this area was, and how much they could profit from it. At the time, Britain had only small occupations of land in Africa, but after they realized that they could make money from th
European Imperialism in Africa
European Imperialism in Africa
European Imperialism in Africa During the mid 1800ís Britain and other European countries started to colonize and control in other such ways the vast land of Africa. For four hundred years, Africa managed to keep out Europeans out except the 10% of Africa on the coast because of the inability of them to venture into the depths of Africa. The Europeans wanted natural resources, strategic ports for navies and trade, workers, and other such things. They dominated the countries economically, sociall
Rasafarianism
Rasafarianism
Rasafarianism The Rastafarian religion has roots tracing to Africa, but it became well known in the ghettos of Jamaica. In these ghettos, a boy was born who would have an everlasting effect on the religion. This boy grew up to become a famous musician who then opened the world to the Rastafarian views and spread the Rastafarian message to thousands of people. Jamaica recognized his effect on the culture shortly before his death, which was mourned by millions. The man responsible for the worldwid
Bio of Marley
Bio of Marley
Bio of Marley BOB MARLEY Jamaica has produced an artist who has touched all categories, classes, and creeds through innate modesty and profound wisdom. Bob Marley, the Natural Mystic who introduced reggae to European and American fans still may prove to be the most significant musical artist of the twentieth century. Bob Marley gave the world brilliant music and established reggae as major forces in music that is comparable with the blues and rock rolls. His work stretched across nearly two deca
Menelik II
Menelik II
Menelik II Menelik II was a strong emperor who believed that he should resist the European colonization. He would do anything to keep the Europeans from colonizing Ethiopia. Menelikís accomplishments included defeating Italy in the Battle of Adwa, and founding the city Addis Ababa. Menilik II, emperor of Ethiopia, was born in 1844 and died 1913. His term as emperor lasted from 1889 to 1909. He was the ruler of the kingdom of Shoa in central Ethiopia. During Menelickís reign as emperor, he suppre
Imperialism of Africa by Britain
Imperialism of Africa by Britain
Imperialism of Africa by Britain Motives for British Imperialism in Africa Before the Europeans began the New Imperialism in Africa, very little was known about the inner parts of the continent. However, after some explorers delved deeper into the heart of Africa, the Europeans soon realized how economically important this area was, and how much they could profit from it. At the time, Britain had only small occupations of land in Africa, but after they realized that they could make money from th
Halie Selassie
Halie Selassie
Halie Selassie There is no understanding to modern Ethiopia without a grasp of Haile Sellassie's life. Sellassie would prove to be one of Ethiopia's most noble leaders. He pushed education for his people. He made a valiant effort to drag Ethiopia out of its stagnant state of unpaved roads, minimal schools, very little education, and views on international affairs. He looked and carried himself like a king. The Ethiopian Emperor traditionally took the title of King of King, Lion of the Tribe of J
South Africa
South Africa
South Africa Afrikaans and English are the official languages. Afrikaans, derived from Dutch, is the mother tongue of the Afrikaners and the principal language of the Coloreds. More Afrikaners are bilingual than English-speakers. Most urban blacks speak English and Afrikaans in addition to their native language. The Bantu languages are not mutually intelligible. Many blacks speak Fanakalo, a lingua franca that developed among black workers in the mines. The politically influential Dutch Reformed
Haile Sellassie
Haile Sellassie
Haile Sellassie There is no understanding to modern Ethiopia without a grasp of Haile Sellassie's life. Sellassie would prove to be one of Ethiopia's most noble leaders. He pushed education for his people. He made a valiant effort to drag Ethiopia out of its stagnant state of unpaved roads, minimal schools, very little education, and views on international affairs. He looked and carried himself like a king. The Ethiopian Emperor traditionally took the title of King of King, Lion of the Tribe of
Imperialism of Africa by Britain
Imperialism of Africa by Britain
Imperialism of Africa by Britain Motives for British Imperialism in Africa Before the Europeans began the New Imperialism in Africa, very little was known about the inner parts of the continent. However, after some explorers delved deeper into the heart of Africa, the Europeans soon realized how economically important this area was, and how much they could profit from it. At the time, Britain had only small occupations of land in Africa, but after they realized that they could make money from th
Colonisation
Colonisation
Colonisation Colonisation After Christopher Columbus landed in the West Indies in 1492, Spain and Portugal started disputing areas of influence on the South American continent. The dispute was eventually settled by the Pope (Alexander VI), who in 1493, drew up defined areas of influence for the two nations with the idea of spreading Christianity to the natives in those territories. In time the Portuguese territory became known as Brazil, hence the working language of that country to this day is
European Imperialism in Africa
European Imperialism in Africa
European Imperialism in Africa During the mid 1800's Britain and other European countries started to colonize and control in other such ways the vast land of Africa. For four hundred years, Africa managed to keep out Europeans out except the 10% of Africa on the coast because of the inability of them to venture into the depths of Africa. The Europeans wanted natural resources, strategic ports for navies and trade, workers, and other such things. They dominated the countries economically, sociall
Bob Marley
Bob Marley
Bob Marley Jamaica has produced an artist who has touched all categories, classes, and creeds through innate modesty and profound wisdom. Bob Marley, the Natural Mystic who introduced reggae to European and American fans still may prove to be the most significant musical artist of the twentieth century. Bob Marley gave the world brilliant music and established reggae as major forces in music that is comparable with the blues and rock&rolls. His work stretched across nearly two decades and still