February 2017

Ways used by Locals to Resist Missionary Influence

By |2022-09-15T12:36:48+02:00February 3rd, 2017|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

St Faith’s Mission near Rusape.

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Ways used by Locals to Resist Missionary Influence

  • Locals moved to locations that were far from the settlements of the missionaries
  • They continued with their tradition and religion instead of abandoning it
  • Even though the missionaries denounced raids, the Ndebele continued raiding […]

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Successes and Failures of Missionaries

By |2022-09-15T12:36:48+02:00February 3rd, 2017|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Anglican Cathedral near the Zimbabwean Parliament

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Missionaries in Zimbabwe:Successes and Failures of Missionaries

  • Missionaries taught people how to read and write
  • They facilitated the colonization of Zimbabwe
  • They encouraged trade between foreigners and locals
  • Established schools and mission stations
  • They introduced western education
  • They translated, printed and […]

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Skills taught by Missionaries

By |2022-09-15T12:36:49+02:00February 3rd, 2017|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Mission schools are still a part of the Zimbabwean school system

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Missionaries in Zimbabwe:Skills taught by Missionaries

  • These are some of the skills taught by missionaries at their missions:
  • Carpentry
  • Farming
  • Nursing
  • Preaching
  • Reading
  • Teaching
  • Writing

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The Role Played by Missionaries in Colonization of Zimbabwe

By |2022-09-15T12:36:49+02:00February 3rd, 2017|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

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 […]

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October 2015

Problems faced by Missionaries in Zimbabwe between 1850-1900

By |2022-09-15T12:41:12+02:00October 9th, 2015|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Missionaries: Problems faced by Missionaries in Zimbabwe between 1850-1900

  • Problems faced by the missionaries included:
  • Diseases such as malaria and yellow fever.
  • Poor transport and communication as journeys had to be made by foot or cattle wagons.
  • Language barrier: most natives only spoke their native tongues while most of […]

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Missionaries who worked in Mashonaland between 1850 and 1900

By |2022-09-15T12:41:13+02:00October 9th, 2015|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Robbert Moffat and Khama. Image credit Memories of Mashonaland

Robbert Moffat and Khama from a book by Bishop Knight Bruce. Image credit Memories of Mashonaland ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Missionaries: Missionaries who worked in Mashonaland between 1850 and 1900

The purpose of the dates is to exclude early Portuguese Missionaries […]


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Roman Catholic Missionaries who came to Zimbabwe

By |2022-09-15T12:41:13+02:00October 9th, 2015|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

An early Jesuit Mission school in Zimbabwe. Image credit jesuitmission.de

An early Jesuit Mission school in Zimbabwe. Image credit jesuitmission.de ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Missionaries:Roman Catholic Missionaries who came to Zimbabwe

The following Roman Catholic Missionaries (Jesuits) worked in Zimbabwe:

  • Father Bartholomew Kroot
  • Father Wehl
  • Father Laur
  • Father Depelchin
  • Brother de Sadeleer
  • Father Prestage

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Missionaries who worked for the London Missionary Society

By |2022-09-15T12:41:13+02:00October 9th, 2015|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Robert Moffat. Image credit MediaWiki

Robert Moffat. Image credit MediaWiki ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Missionaries: Missionaries who worked for the London Missionary Society

The following missionaries who worked for the London Missionary Society ( Now part of the Council for World Mission) operated in Zimbabwe:

  • Robert Moffat
  • John Smith Moffat
  • Charles Helm
  • William Sykes
  • David […]

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Missionary organisations and their mission stations

By |2022-09-15T12:41:14+02:00October 9th, 2015|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Anglicans still gather at Bernard Mizeki in Marondera. Image credit relzim.org

Anglicans still gather at Bernard Mizeki in Marondera. Image credit relzim.org ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Missionaries: Missionary organisations and their mission stations

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African Evangelists who operated in Zimbabwe in the 19th century

By |2022-09-15T12:41:14+02:00October 8th, 2015|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Anglicans still gather at Bernard Mizeki in Marondera. Image credit relzim.org

Anglicans still gather at Bernard Mizeki in Marondera. Image credit relzim.org ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Missionaries: African Evangelists who operated in Zimbabwe in the 19th century Bernard Mizeki. Image credit lentmadness.org […]

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