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corrupted child soldiers in liberia, found guilty in 2012 for crimes against humanity, ex-president of Liberia
King Leopold II
King of Belgium who declared the Congo as his own and then plundered its resources, mainly ivory and rubber, enslaved population, caused 10 million people to die
The policy of extending the rule or authority of and empire/nation over foreign countries or colonization
1884-1885 conference over ground rule for colonization of africa; European countries divided up the land
crops sold purely to bring in revenue, but takes space that could be used to farm food for locals
served as one of the busiest points for exporting slaves during the slave trade from the mid 1500's to the mid 1800's
one in which people rely on family lineages to govern themselves, rather than an elected government or a monarch
people who live in Ghana who are known for their work in weaving colorful asasia (what westerners usually call kente clothe)
Emperor of Ethiopia, protected his country from the Italian invasion, remained free of European control
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