Chishawasha Mission circa 1891

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Missionaries in Zimbabwe:The Role Played by Missionaries in Colonization of Zimbabwe

  • They actively supported European political control
  • They played a big role in convincing local chief to sign treaties
  • In treaty negotiations, missionaries cheated African chiefs
  • They provided Africans with a false sense of security
  • They house concession seekers
  • They were the go between for concession seekers and African leaders

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