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Democratic republic of the congo presentation


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Democratic republic of the congo presentation

  1. 1. The DemocraticRepublic of the Congo By Marianne Feng 3-16-13 Period 1
  2. 2. History and Language The languages that the Democratic Republic of the Congo speak is French, Lingala, Kikongo, Swahili, and Tshiluba. Thousand of years ago, the Bantu people migrated from the western of Africa to the Central of Africa. The Portuguese arrived in the late 1400s In the late 1800s, an European, named Leopold II of Belgium took over the Congo region for it’s rich resources. Leopold II enslaved the people living there and took the land. Belgium took the Congo from Leopold II and made it thgeirs. On 1908, it was known as the Belgium Congo. In 1960, the Congo gained independence and was known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  3. 3. Geography The middle part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is tropical climate meaning it is hot and humid. The north of this country is cooler, wetter, and drier. Lots of natural resources are cobalt, copper, tantalum, tin, timber, coal, uranium, and much more. It has multiple lakes but, they are mostly full of water disease from the war. There are a small amount of large cities. Most of the people are into agriculture.
  4. 4. Problem The main problem I’m focusing on is the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s education system. More than half of children start school late. It says three times more children are out of school. The reasons for this is because of the childrens’ parents low education, kids forced to hard in the mining industry or the agriculture industry, or early marriages. There are also not enough schools and teachers for the students. Because of the lack of schools and teachers we have low education. The Congo sadly cannot help because they do not have the money.
  5. 5. Solution My solution for this education problem is to get more money or seek out help from other countries. Our solution for this problem will be getting help from Yemen. A trade treaty was made by Yemen. The trade was that Yemen gives us oil and men to build railroads to transport goods. While The Congo will give diamonds. The oil will give us money and the men will give us more chances to transport are items for trade.