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    • Sandra CashMailbox 108In this document, Kumalo explains why Zimbabweans rebelled against British colonialforces. For example, the British create native police who abuse their power against theirown people. The document also shows how the British influence Africa, in both the goodways and the bad ways. For example, the British create an education system, but theyalso made Zimbabweans pay heavy taxes.Kumalo explains that the British treated them like slaves: they were overbearing andmade them carry bundles. He also goes on to say that the British molested their wives anddaughters. With all this ill treatment, they began to think it would be better to fight anddie rather than tolerate it any more.Kumalo also shows how the British influenced Africa; offering them work in the minesand farms to earn money. After this new idea, they brought about taxes; at first taxeswere ten shillings, but as it went on, they got higher and higher. Taxes also depended onhow many wives you had, for if you had more than one wife you were taxes ten shillingsfor each wife. A good influence from the British was education, Africans wanted to havetheir kids learn and get through school. Lastly, through British influence a lot of peoplebecame Christians.Throughout this document, Kumalo explains why Zimbabweans rebelled against theBritish rule. They rebelled because of the ill treatment they got, which was to the pointthat they would rather be dead then to tolerate it any more. This document also showshow the British influenced Zimbabweans, like how a lot of them became Christians, andthey now have schools.