AP WH Chapter 30

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AP WH Chapter 30

  1. 1. Striving for Independence: Africa, India, and Latin America 1900–1949
  2. 2. Sub-Saharan Africa 1900–1945
  3. 3. Colonial Africa: Economic and Social Changes • Outside of Algeria, Kenya, and South Africa, few Europeans lived in Africa. • However, the very small European presence dominated the African economy and developed Africa as an exporter of raw materials in such a way that brought benefit to Europeans but to very few Africans. • Africans were forced to work in European-owned mines and plantations under harsh conditions for little or no pay. • Colonialism provided little modern health care, and many colonial policies: – worsened public health – undermined the African family – gave rise to large cities in which Africans experienced racial discrimination

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