In a 5-6 page paper, double-spaced 12-point font, please respond to the following: What was the bigger factor that explains the violence, atrocities, and exploitation committed by the Belgians and other European powers in the Congo? Was it the individuals themselves who committed these crimes? Or the culture/times that produced them?
Your paper should have a clear argument/thesis stated in the introduction, and should be supported by specific examples from the book “King Leopold’s Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa”. Your analysis must explain how and / or why your examples support your argument. Please cite any references and direct quotes using parenthetical citations, e.g. “blah blah blah blah” (34).