BelgianCongos211mmw5 - The Raw materials Ivory Rubber(after...

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MMW 5 Cassedy OUTLINE THE BELGIAN CONGO How the Congo came to be colonized David Livingstone, trips to discover source of the Nile, beginning 1866 Henry Morton Stanley, trip to find Livingstone, explorations 1874-1877 King Leopold II of Belgium Geographical Conference, Brussels, 1876 Sends Stanley to conclude “treaties,” 1879-1884 Gathers international support Berlin Conference, 1884-1885
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Unformatted text preview: The Raw materials Ivory Rubber (after 1890) The International human rights movement Edmund Morel, Congo Reform Association American Congo Reform Association, 1904 Leopold cashes out Sells colony to Belgium Total profits over $1 billion in today’s dollars Adam Hochschild’s estimate of total deaths: 10 million...
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  • Summer '08
  • Cassedy
  • Congo Free State, Henry Morton Stanley, Leopold II of Belgium, Congo Reform Association, American Congo Reform Association

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