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Name: Spandan ChakrabortyHonorsGlobal StudiesDate: 1/24/21Block:3BAfrica Research HomeworkDirections: Write an editorial (an opinion article for a newspaper) answering the followingquestion:Do former European powers have an obligation to assist in the development of their formerAfrican colonies?Your response should be based on what you learned about the various African countries duringthe presentations and whether or not you think colonization was harmful or beneficial.Youreditorial should be a minimum of 350 words and should contain detailed evidence.Use properformatting (Times New Roman, double spaced, size 12 font).In the late 1800s and the early 1900s, many of Europe's nations decided to colonizeAfrica. There are many reasons behind why they decided to colonize Africa, some reasons being,Africa was a continent that was rich in resources, human labor was easy and cheap, they wantedto expand their influence, grow crops. There are endless reasons why they invaded Africa, theyhave plundered the continent’s resources from rubber to diamonds. They were controlling theregulation of the African population deciding whether or not to sell them into slavery. Europe
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