How Did Portugal Affect The Kingdom Of Kongo

Topic Sentence #1: Portugal affected the kongo kingdom by merging the territories of the Kong Kingdom into the colony of Angola.

Topic sentence #2: In 1491 Portugal missionaries and artisans were welcomed to the capital of the Kongo Kingdom Mbanza. The missionaries soon gained converts and the soldiers helped Kongo defeat an internal rebellion.

Topic Sentence #3: Portugal was mostly interested in increasing their fortunes threw slave trading which played a major role in weakening the Kongo Kingdom.

n . Works Cited

“Kongo, kingdom of.” The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™, Columbia University Press, 2018. Kids InfoBits, https://link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/A69213867/ITKE?u=maine&sid=ITKE&xid=8e637088. Accessed 11 Mar. 2019.