The Belgian Congo

Updated: 3/8/2021
The Belgian Congo

Storyboard Description

Social Studies

Storyboard Text

  • I will do my best, Your Majesty
  • I need you to go to Africa and get the local leaders to sign their land over to me.
  • A few weeks later in the Congo...
  • Je ne lis ni n'écris mais comme tu veux
  • His Majesty requests that you sign your land over to him.
  • You obviously don't need this hand!
  • The soldiers would cut off the slave's hands, feet, and noses.
  • s'il te pla
  • There is no rubber in this basket!
  • You must join our ranks or there will be consequences!
  • Young men were forced to join the Beligian army.
  • The Belgians captured the women and children.