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Department
Education
Course
EDUC 229
Professor
J A Q U E L I N E M O S S E L S O N
Semester
Fall

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Education 229 October 2, 2012 Notes 4 Colonization, Post colonialism and Education Imperialism  The control of one people by another --- can be political, economic and cultural  Europe gained colonies by establishing trading stations----not by acquiring territory  The Europeans started migrating to the colonies o Missionaries set up schools o European governments started sending in military all with the aim of protecting their economic interestsboth from local resistance and the threat from other colonizing powers Video Clip (from the film Uganda Rising)  What does colonization do to people? o Britain’s divide and rule policies created a line between Uganda and allowed them to maintain control over the people o Direct policy of European powers deliberately put people in states that would divide them o Built on the tension within the groups to further the line between the groups  What’s the link between colonization and education? o Creates a dual system of education o Prioritized one group of people o Used the cast system to designate what groups would have access to education o This group would further build the tension o There would always remain a group that was above others and would continue to manage the colonies o Education furthered peoples separation The White Man’s Burden: Education and Cultural Superiority  Progress made during the Industrial Revolution reinforced European views of cultural superiority o This attitude is a reflection of racism—the belief that one race is superior to others  Europeans believed that they had the right and duty to bring the results of their progress to other countries o This attitude was reflected in government policies, school textbook
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