Colonialism and Neocolonialism

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Colonialism and Neocolonialism • Colonialism is the process where the European (and later others) forced local populations to cultivate crops and extract raw materials • Industrial revolution increased the demands to remote parts of the world • By 1914 84% of the world was affected by colonization • By then estimated 500 million people lived in colonies Colonialism and Neocolonialism • Colonialism defined – Domination by a foreign power that uses it’s military to impose political, economic and
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Unformatted text preview: cultural institutions on native populations – Dominating their resources, labor and markets • Democratic Republic of Congo was a colony that became independent in 1960 but only had 17 people with a college degree – Neocolonialism—being a producer of primary products for processing in the west—this includes about 90.4% of the African continent...
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