Essays Tagged: "Patrice Lumumba"

The Democratic Republic of the Congo

sels that led to independence for the Congo. And in 1960 he became the Congo's first head of state. Patrice Lumumba was another important figure in the history of the Republic of the Congo. He was the ...

(6 pages) 136 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Mobutu Sese Soko

er being discharged, he began a career in journalism, where he met the Congolese nationalist leader Patrice Lumumba. Soon after, he was appointed secretary of state for national defense. While Lumumba ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Aurum Est Potestas. Latin for gold is power. A brief history of imperialism in the Belgian Congo. Covers from 1885 to present day.

ed the Congo's independence on June 30, 1960, naming their leader Joseph Kasavubu as President, and Patrice Lumumba as Prime Minister.As with all new nations, problems arose. Despite the fact that the ... iately stepped in to secure the safety of its citizens.Meanwhile, sixty days after coming to power, Patrice Lumumba was dismissed by President Kasavubu. Lumumba was placed under house arrest at the pr ...

(5 pages) 21 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Cold War in The Congo

Group came out victorious - his main beliefs were based on those of a federalist independent Congo. Patrice Lumumba - other political leader established the first political party Mouvement National Co ... the Congo.Important Figures:Joseph Kasa-Vubu: First President after Municipal ElectionsMoise TshombePatrice Lumumba: Prime MinisterColonel Mobutu Sese SekoEisenhower AdministrationCIA (Central Intelli ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War