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American Imperialism In Africa Essay

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Most of the Least Developed Countries (LCDs) exist in Africa. Although the whole world is developing exponentially through rapid globalization, Africa is still struggling to develop. Due to the imperialism of 19th and 20th century, some African nations have been colonies of Western nations. Since the imperialism lasted until the World War Ⅱ, African nations which were colonies of Western nations lost their ability to become economically independent. Therefore, still nowadays, those nations are having a hard time to develop their science and technology. To help these countries innovate and create skillful human resources, United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and European Commission through its Euro-Mediterranean Information Society (EUMEDIS) together made a program developing the skills of…show more content…
In 1954, United States of America started to help developing countries by operating the new assistant program. America gave farm surpluses to developing countries and succeeded to stabilize farm prices. Later on, United States of America provided the biggest monetary help to developing nations. Especially in 2004, America accounted 54% of the world’s foreign aid. Also, since 2002, America is supporting more than 65 countries with more than two billion dollars in average. However, some people are criticizing about the American way of supporting developing nations. Since America gives developing nations money and food supplies, this can undermine developing nations’ self-reliance and make them wait for other nations to help them. Thus, America is finding ways to help developing nations to become independent economically. Some American organizations are even teaching them proper ways to farm and grow crops to help them become gradually
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