He encouraged the Africans to refuse to work for the Europeans just to receive poor pay (Mandela par 6).Africans were forced to work in mines (gold, diamonds, and coal), on farms, and at industrial based occupations (Mandela par 2).During this struggle, Africa received very little support from the rest of the world to either develop African economies or governments.
From the mid-1900s to 1994, African states escaped imperialism and gained independence.
Due to conflicts during the Cold War, tension between the USSR and the United States in Egypt, the United States interfered on the Egyptian side.
However, tensions caused by artificial political boundaries established by European powers failed to reflect tribal and religious divisions.
The newly-born African states were unstable and struggled to deal with these conflicts, often resulting in civil wars and genocide.
Also, to challenge the USSR who was looking for allies in Africa, the United States supported anti-communist independence movements.
During the Cold War, the United States was trying to prevent the stop of communism and Soviet ways (Kte’pi par 7). They did this by sending military help and money (“Independent Africa and the Cold War” par 3).
This story uses jungle animals to portray the corrupt trials (Kenyatta par 6).
Kenyatta explains that trials were not trials by peers, but the council was strictly made up of Europeans (Kenyatta par 4).
The African people were fed up with inequality and discrimination that they faced.
These nationalist leaders and groups combined with the European economic failure, resulted in gradual independence for the African people.