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Henry Shelton Sanford
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Sanford’s Talking Points Leopold will create “independent states” in the Congo Leopold’s creation of the Congo is comparable to the U.S. creation of Liberia Leopold’s treaties with Congolese chiefs are the same as the Puritans’ pacts with the Indians Americans will be able to purchase land in the Congo U.S. goods will be sold duty free in the Congo Leopold will combat the Arab slave trade The Congo will provide an outlet for former slaves
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Report to the U.S. Senate by John Tyler Morgan (1884) “I may be safely asserted that no barbarous people have ever so readily adopted the fostering care of benevolent enterprise as have the tribes of the Congo, and never was there a more honest and practical effort made to. ..secure their welfare.”
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Agency versus Structure Agency The capacity of individual and corporate actors, and the alternative meanings they espouse, to play an independent causal role in history Structure
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2009 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Cornwell during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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