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Colonial Economies and Development in Africa HIST 372 Foreign Aid in Africa                                       14/10/2011 08:32:00 Colonial Era in Africa 1884-1914: occupation and pacification  **King Leopold’s Ghost 1914-1945: colonial rule entrenched 1945-1965: decolonization  (WWII helped to bring this about) 1965-present: post-colonial / independence era  (International  Organizations have taken on some of the roles that the European  colonial leaders/rulers had assumed during the periods of colonization) Partition of Africa see maps some things just make no sense o Gambia carved out of Senegal along the River Gambia Totally created by European diplomats and empire rulers Accepted as unfortunate but “we can’t do anything about it”  boundaries.  There are and have been an anti-movement against the boundaries  and there have been some changes.  Somalia Eritrea (formally part of Ethiopia in 1952) African states try to retain boundaries to prevent future secessions and 
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