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The New World Essay

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Geprägt durch Leopold II. 1865 bis 1909 König von Belgien Seine Überzeugung neue Absatzmärkte auch ausserhalb Europas zu erschliessen. Er strebte ein Belgisches Imperium an, welches auf allen Kontinenten vertreten sein sollte. Erste Versuche friedlichem Wege, den anderen europ.Kolonialherren Territorien abzukaufen 1875 Ankündigung Leopold der Zivilisation den einzigen Erdteil zugänglich zu machen, in den sie noch nicht vorgedrungen ist". 1876 sog. Geographischen Konferenz Teilnahme aller EU- Kolonialmächte Gründung Association Internationale Africaine (AIA) "wissenschaftlichen Erforschung Afrikas" Sklavenhandel soll unterdrückt werden. Ziele ...view middle of the document...

Wohlstand bedeutete Blut Leiden Ausbeutung der Kongolesen. Zweifellos Dinge geschehen die Inakzeptabel sind, aber mann muss Zeit beachten. Keine Kolonialmacht war zimperlich/ menschenfreundlich. GB/F Sklavenhandel…. Gefängnisstaat Keine Rechte/Freiheit/Gerichtbarkeit. Unersättlichem König zu dienen. Zweck heiligt die Mittel (Geld verdienen) Herrschaft viertel Jahrhundert, 60Jhr. Übergabe belgischer Staat Ein Volk, dass sich mit seiner Heimat begnügt, und jeden Konflikt fürchtet, dem fehlen die Kennzeichen einer überlegenen Rasse" Leopold+ Belgien Kleines Land, kleine Leute, keinesfalls kleiner König. Der Staat bin ich Ideen waren 100 Jahre im Rückstand. Kolonialpolitik Kongo als letzte Chance, um jeden Preis. Kongo Höllenmaschinerie nahm ihren Lauf. Gesetze die in kürzester Zeit den Afrikaern alles nahmen Prestige ökonomisch/ politische Macht verzahnten sich. Jemand sein? Geld! (Kongo) Herrschaft Enorme Zielvorgaben, brutale Strafen Schreckensherrschaft. (Feuer+ Morde) Angst als integraler Bestandteil seiner Herrschaft. 1893 Mord und Zerstörung überall. Nicht genug Leistung Missionarsberichte verbreiten sich immer mehr. Auspeitschung, Folterung.. Die Welt erfährt von der Praxis des Händeabschlagens. Befehl die rechte Hand der toten abschlagen. bestimmte Anzahl Patronen. (1/1) Überall gab es Posten zur Räucherung dieser Hände (Männer, Frauen, Kinder) ans. Kontrolle? Preis für die ökonomische Entwicklung. Kautschuck bedeutete den Tod für die Kongolesen. In 40 Jahren verlor man 10 Mio Menschen. bis 90 Prozent. Distrikte mit Komissaren und Beamten. Freistaat Kongo bestand nur als Einnahmequelle. Provisonen zur Anstachelung des Eifers. (Prämien) System war die Wurzel des Übels. Beamtenkontrolle/ Menschenfreundlichkeit und Zivilisation Sklavenhandel wurde nicht abgeschafft(Araber nur vertrieben) Monopol. Befreiung der Eingeborenen.

Erstes politisches Problem Stokes GB Händler. wurde hingerichtet. Grosser Fehler. Bisher Opfer nur Afrikaner. Leopold wurde nun genau im Auge behalten. Antwort Leopold Neue Konzessionen als Entspannung der Lage. Aber er schaute natürlich dass überall seine Leute eingeschleust wurden. Konzessionsgesellschaften Geiselsystem. Geisellizenzen. 2Wochen Stunde der Wahrheit Kautschukablieferung. Staat Kautuschukernte und markt. Realität Frauen zurück, Strafen, Tod Prämien, Beweis Leopold System 10 Jahre Vormachtstellung Asien/Südamerika Profit alles nach Belgien. Heute Belg.Königsfamilie? Christenpflicht gegenüber den Armen. Morel Ernsthafte Infragestellung. London, Le Speaker 1900 anonymer Artikel. Fakten statt Vermutungen. Der Coup gelingt. Neugier bei Lesern. Edmond Dean Morell. Einer Meist unterschätzten Helden der jüngeren Geschichte. über eine Stelle bei einem Frachtschiff von Leopold schleust er sich ein, und bringt die...

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