Joseph Riley McCormack
Professor Alan Somerset
English 020 Section 007
Submission Date: March 22, 2000
Colonization in the Theme of "A Modest Proposal" and "Heart of Darkness"
Starting at the beginning of the seventeenth century, European countries began exploring and colonizing many different areas of the world. The last half of the nineteenth century saw the height of European colonial power around the globe. France, Belgium, Germany, and especially Great Britain, controlled over half the world. Along with this
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twice. Unfortunately it seems as if history repeats itself and human beings make the same error over and over again.
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