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Name: Angel Navarro Per: 2nd Assassination of Patrice Lumumba Document A 1. Who, according to this document, assassinated Lumumba? Why was he Assassinated? Killed by a firing squad under the command of Katangan authorities. Following his assassination, he was widely seen as a martyr for the wider Pan-African movement. And Lumumba appealed to the United States and the United Nations for help to suppress the Belgian-supported Katangan secessionists led by Moïse Tshombe. 2. Do you think this is a trustworthy document? Explain your reasoning. I think it’s a trustworthy document, because it comes from Stanford History Education. Document B 1. How does Lumumba describe Belgian colonialism in his speech? How do you think this made Belgian listeners in the audience feel? How do you think it made Congolese listeners feel? It probally made the Congolese feel proud and accomplished and the belgians feel guilty. 3. What clues does this speech provide about why Lumumba might have been assassinated?

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