British-Kenya History

British-Kenya History - Rodriguez 1 WRT 101 Summer 2010 Dr...

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Rodriguez 1 WRT 101 Summer 2010 Dr. Susan San Jule Itzel Rodriguez June 28, 2010 British/Kenya History In the 1800’s, many powerful countries started colonizing vulnerable countries, especially in Africa. When the British empire visited Kenya, they fell in love with it immediately. The land was beautiful and they wanted their natural resources. As an excuse to colonize Kenya, the British said that the Kenyan people were 500 years behind the Britain society. According to Britain, they wanted to give the Kenyans a better life. They said they were doing it for the good of the people. There were millions of people living in Kenya so they had to come up with a tactic to be able to rule over those “savages.” They believed that the best way to do it was but weakening their cultural infrastructure. They started by taking away their self respect. The continuously told the Kenyan people that they were worthless savages and that they worshiped the devil. After that, they decided to bring missioners who would give them new values and a new Christian
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2010 for the course WRT 101 taught by Professor Sanjule during the Summer '10 term at Arizona.

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