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Jada JacksonMr. FisherOctober 1st 2018Academic Global StudiesThe Democratic Republic of CongoCulture is a thing that makes up who we are as people. It defines the music we listen to,the clothes we wear, the food we eat, the people we interact with and so much more. Manyelements can influence culture such as religion, music, clothes, government, food, social classand economy. In some countries there is much more of one element which influences the cultureto be different than others. In the Democratic Republic of Congo the culture is very interestingand complex. With intricate designs in clothes, beautiful music and wonderful language iscomposes the DRC culture.In the 19th century,European people colonized African countries. They wanted the resources andthe people to better themselves. They were also looking for new land and things to trade. At thetime, King Leopold II was kind and wanted to take over for his personal usage. The DemocraticRepublic of Congo was colonized by Belgium people, flipping things upside down. In the 19thcentury, people in Belgium spoke French resulting in Belgian-French being