He said that the Cold War was not about strategy and economic gains, but it was about developing these new places and the U. In the case of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, these dueling forces did more harm than good. In an attempt to keep rivaling ideologies at bay, the Congo was set up without any regards to region, role of the central government, and the scope of its colonial history. This reflects in the 21st century in the form of hostile civil wars, widespread famine, and continued political instability in the…. By , the RC had gained its independence.
Great Zimbabwe – Smarthistory
Please join StudyMode to read the full document. Rudolph The immediate years after the Civil War , , saw the United States through a revolution. Reform movements and changing states of mind among the American people contributed to the revolution with regards to constitutional and social aspects of life at that time. The passage of Civil Rights Legislation such as the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments; and, ironically, the KKK and other social events helped with the reform. Constitutionally, the end of the Civil War opened lots of new doors for how to handle the assimilation of African-Americans into the country as freedmen.
Requiem for the ‘American Century’
Patrice Lumumba, the first legally elected prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo DRC , was assassinated 50 years ago today, on 17 January, This heinous crime was a culmination of two inter-related assassination plots by American and Belgian governments, which used Congolese accomplices and a Belgian execution squad to carry out the deed. Ludo De Witte, the Belgian author of the best book on this crime, qualifies it as "the most important assassination of the 20th century".