African American Colonialism

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Michael Mueller Dr. Ogbaharya POLS 101 16 December 2015 Section A 1. There are many environmental problems that surround us everyday in this world. The Ecosystem around us includes humans, glaciers, mountains, plant life, rocks, oceans and seas. Many engineering developments are resulting in our resource depletion and are ultimately leading to environmental destruction. As our modern technologies have advanced, with the increase in the use of plastic, rubber, oil and metals, our resources have been depleted. Because of this, many environmental issues have come about like pollution, climate change, global warming, deforestation, overpopulation, industrial and household waste, acid rain, ozone layer depletion, genetic engineering of food, and…show more content…
European colonialism affected Africa politics in many ways. Between the 1870s and 1900, Africa faced European military invasions, imperialist aggression, diplomatic pressures, and eventual conquest and colonization. The European push was motivated by political, economic, and social factors. Following the collapse of the very profitable slave trade and the expansion of European capitalist industrial revolutions, the push developed. The European demand for assured sources of raw materials and the search for profitable investment outlets and guaranteed markets, sparked the European scramble in the conquest of Africa. The primary motivation for the intrusion was…show more content…
Because of European nations who took the rich resources form Africa and sent them back home to be manufactured, no manufacturing or technology was set up or left behind once the Europeans left. Civil war and ethnic violence erupted because of Europeans establishing country borders that best benefitted their interests. The Europeans did not consider the fact that they were splitting up tribes or forcing rival tribes to be a part of the same country. Europeans would favor one group or tribe causing resentment from other groups/tribes. When Europeans left Africa, civil wars broke out across the continent because of how much resentment and rivalry that the Europeans caused. A lack of diversification in their economy caused a dependence on agriculture. Due to the war, famine and drought, the people of Africa fell into
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