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    • The Scramble for Africa, imperialistic timeFor us to come up with this wonderful rhymeA time that focused on taking new landAnd coming up with better plansBeginning in 1880 you see,The Europeans nations dropped to their kneesSeeing Africa, a beautiful sightFull of resources and other delightsBut why not scout the area first?Satisfy curiosities thirstMr. Livingstone that was his nameAn explorer known with great fame
    • 1841 is when he would startShowing off his great smartsExploring the land all the way throughKeeping his findings in a journal toThen one day, the man was goneAnd he was not heard from for very longHenry Stanley, an explorer toWas sent to find this man so trueThe Scramble did not hold intentions trueResources and land were taken tooSocial Darwinism, these countries claimedAll in all, Africa was maimed.
    • 1869 he was sent to the landTo find the disappeared Livingstone man1871, Livingstone was foundGiving rise the famous phrase (“Dr. Livingstone I presume?”) still around.The other nations soon pushed onAfraid the good land would soon be goneFor one problem stood in the wayMultiple nations this country had swayedBritain, France, and Portugal tooCompeted with Germany, Italy, and Spain a fewThey all wanted the best of the landFor Africa was all part of their plan.
    • The Western powers saw this landAs a great place for them to standBut the natives here were not too brightFor the Europeans did not show them the lightSocial Darwinism, a term we knowWas used to justify the imperialistic showThe civilized people saw the needTo teach the Africans good things indeedThe Scramble did not hold intentions trueResources and land were taken tooSocial Darwinism, these countries claimedAll in all, Africa was maimed.
    • But in reality what did they do?Did they see these promises through?Or did they take all they couldAnd not give back as they should?Unfair treatment was prominent thenFor the Europeans were better men.King Leopold II ruled his partFor he did not have the best of heartsHe killed ten million African soulsJust so he could meet his countries goals.1909 was a sad yearFor this event brought many tears
    • After the Scramble for Africa beganOtto Von Bismarck needed a planThe Conference of Berlin is what he would call,To stop the Europe from a great fall.In 1884, the major powers metTo settle disputes the situation had leftArguments over land quickly ensuedNearly starting several feudsThe Scramble did not hold intentions trueResources and land were taken tooSocial Darwinism, these countries claimedAll in all, Africa was maimed.
    • But in the end, an agreement cameOne that would forever hold great fameThe countries agreed to split the landAnd everyone agreed to adhere to this plan.Other issues were also solvedSlavery was abolished, this system so flawedRules were set to stop future fightsAnd stopping the natives from taking flight.1914, the Scramble was doneThe African natives were on the runKept under the European footThe dignity was soon turned to soot
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