Unformatted text preview: previous research done. It was clear that the Ugandan people lived in fear of their leader, and it was his sole actions that lead to the downfall of the country. The once prosperous industries within the country were all but destroyed, and many important people who once ran the businesses were quickly exiled. The sources varied widely in specific actions of Amin are that were the cause for the fall of Uganda, but each tied in some element to the other. While reviewing the articles, it is hard to believe that someone did not try to stop this man; however we know that this is not a rare occurrence and even today we have dozens of leaders who rule their countries or groups out of fear. Only time will tell if countries within Africa will be able to stabilize after such rickety times, but judging from the civil wars and dissenting views within the country, it is hard to believe that things will change any time in the near future....
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- Spring '08
- Yoweri Museveni, Kampala, Milton Obote, President of Uganda, 1971 Ugandan coup d'état