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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Heads of state of the Congo Free State   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Presidents of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Heads of state of the Republic of the Congo
Heads of state of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Heads_of_state_of_the_Congo_Free_State   (132 words)

  
 The Ultimate Congo Free State Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
Under Leopold II's administration, the Congo Free State was subject to a terror regime, including atrocities such as mass killings and maimings which were used to subjugate the indigenous tribes of the Congo region and to procure slave labor.
Beginning in 1900, news of the conditions in the Congo Free State began to be exposed in European and U.S. press.
Next, the Free State was divided into two economic zones: the Free Trade Zone was open to entrepreneurs of any European nation, who were allowed to buy 10 and 15-year monopoly leases on anything of value: ivory from a particular district, or the rubber concession, for example.
www.dogluvers.com /dog_breeds/Congo_Free_State   (3114 words)

  
 Congo Free State - Free English Encyclopedia from Turkcebilgi
The Congo Free State was a [kingdom privately and controversially owned by King Leopold II of Belgium that included the entire area now known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Next, the Free State was divided into two economic zones: the Free Trade Zone was open to entrepreneurs of any European nation, who were allowed to buy 10-andamp;nbsp;and 15-year monopoly leases on anything of value: ivory from a particular district, or the rubber concession, for example.
The massive reduction of the population of the Congo was noted by all who have compared the country at the beginning of the colonial rule and the beginning of the 20th century.
www.turkcebilgi.com /ansiklopedi/english/Congo_Free_State   (3332 words)

  
 Democratic republic of the Congo
The Congo region of central Africa was one of the last regions of the world to be “discovered” and mapped by Europeans during a famous expedition undertaken by Henry Morton Stanley with the economic support of the Belgian Crown.
In spite of this, it is estimated that two-thirds of the population perished during Leopold’s short twenty-three year rule from 1885-1908.
The cruel conditions prevailing in what was then called the Congo Free State were so great that they even offended Europe’s other colonial powers who eventually forced its end.
www.papa.essortment.com /democraticrepub_raob.htm   (600 words)

  
 Heads of state of the Republic of the Congo - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
People’s Republic of the Congo (République populair du Congo)
Heads of government of the Republic of the Congo
All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License (see Copyrights for details).
voyager.in /Heads_of_State_of_the_Republic_of_the_Congo   (224 words)

  
 Preparation Tax - Free State Tax Preparation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
are again offering free assistance to the public in preparing federal and state income tax forms.
In order to "keep" a free state, we must instill this fact in succeeding of all.
State return is free - there are no additional fees.
www.search-info-now.com /preparationtax/freestatetaxpreparation   (565 words)

  
 Twentieth Century Atlas - Death Tolls   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Britannica, "Congo Free State": population declined from 20 or 30 million to 8 million.
American involvement: This is the only war (well okay, there were a few balloons in WW2) of the 20th Century to directly impact the United States mainland.
International Rescue Committee, newest study: 3,800,000 excess deaths in D.R. Congo from the start of the Second Congo War through April 30, 2005.
users.erols.com /mwhite28/warstat2.htm   (3381 words)

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