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==History==
 
==History==
In 1911, the two provinces of Northeastern and Northwestern Rhodesia were amalgamated under the name of Northern Rhodesia. In 1924 the British South Africa Company was relieved of the administration of the territory by the Crown. The independent Republic of Zambia was organized in 1964 after the dissolution of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland.<ref name="profile">The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Southern Africa,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1987-1998.</ref>
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Originally inhabited by Khoisan peoples, the region was affected by the Bantu expansion of the thirteenth century. After visits by European explorers in the eighteenth century, the region became the British protectorates of Barotziland-North-Western Rhodesia and North-Eastern Rhodesia towards the end of the nineteenth century. These were merged in 1911 to form Northern Rhodesia. For most of the colonial period, Zambia was governed by an administration appointed from London with the advice of the British South Africa Company.
  
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On 24 October 1964, Zambia became independent of the United Kingdom. The socialist United National Independence Party maintained power from 1964 until 1991. From 1972 to 1991 Zambia was a one-party state with the  National Independence Party as the sole legal political party under the motto "One Zambia, One Nation".
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In 2010, the World Bank named Zambia one of the world's fastest economically reformed countries. The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa  is headquartered in Lusaka.
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[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zambia]
 
==Timeline==
 
==Timeline==
 
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1964 - Northern Rhodesia became the Republic of Zambia<br>
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1964 - 1991 The socialist United National Independence Party maintained power<br>
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1990 - Riots accelerated and many protesters were killed by the regime in protests<br>
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
 
*[http://www.infoplease.com/country/zambia.html Zambia History]
 
*[http://www.infoplease.com/country/zambia.html Zambia History]

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History[edit | edit source]

Originally inhabited by Khoisan peoples, the region was affected by the Bantu expansion of the thirteenth century. After visits by European explorers in the eighteenth century, the region became the British protectorates of Barotziland-North-Western Rhodesia and North-Eastern Rhodesia towards the end of the nineteenth century. These were merged in 1911 to form Northern Rhodesia. For most of the colonial period, Zambia was governed by an administration appointed from London with the advice of the British South Africa Company.

On 24 October 1964, Zambia became independent of the United Kingdom. The socialist United National Independence Party maintained power from 1964 until 1991. From 1972 to 1991 Zambia was a one-party state with the National Independence Party as the sole legal political party under the motto "One Zambia, One Nation".

In 2010, the World Bank named Zambia one of the world's fastest economically reformed countries. The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa is headquartered in Lusaka.
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Timeline[edit | edit source]

1964 - Northern Rhodesia became the Republic of Zambia
1964 - 1991 The socialist United National Independence Party maintained power
1990 - Riots accelerated and many protesters were killed by the regime in protests

External Links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]