Objects & Places from King Leopold's Ghost

Adam Hochschild
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The Congo - This place is a country on the African Continent, known today by a different name that was adopted with its independence in 1997.

The Congo River - This is nearly 3,000 miles in length, and receives water from both sides of the hemisphere.

The Berlin Conference - This event regulated European colonization and trade in Africa.

Williams' Open Letter and a Report upon the Congo-State - This criticized the King's administration and noted that the colony was governed by tyranny.

Chicotte - This is a whip of raw, sun-dried hippopotamus hide, cut into a long corkscrew strip.

Force Publique - This was a group composed of African mercenaries and European leaders.

Rubber - This natural polymer occurs in the sap of some plants.

Elder Dempster - This British shipping company persisted until its reorganization in 1932.

The Casement Report - This was published in 1904 and held detailed...

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