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Foreign aid workers in developing countries often show a colonial attitude towards the people of the country they are working inFrench is still spoken in the former French colonies of Africa.

Foreign aid workers in developing countries often show a colonial attitude towards the people of the country they are working in.

The first European colonists in North America depended a great deal on the native population to teach them how to survive in the harsh environment.

We found a colony of ants living in the walls of our basement.

French is still spoken in the former French colonies of Africa.

Plans to colonize Mars were canceled when the Martians threatened to eat anyone who tried to land on their planet.

There is an Afghan proverb which observes that in an ant colony, dew is a flood.

A jellyfish is not a single animal, but is actually a colony of animals.

Unlike most African nations, Ethiopia was never a European colony.

A single ant colony can include over 5 million busy members.

Yasser Arafat once said that whoever stands by a just cause, and fights for the freedom and liberation of his land from the invaders, settlers and colonialists cannot possibly be called a terrorist.

The brown rat was once native to the Middle East, but has since colonized the world.

The custom of shaking hands was imported to many African countries by British colonizers.

Haiti's capital city today bears little resemblance to the original French colonial town that it was.

In 1776, thirteen British colonies in North America declared that they had become an independent nation called the United States of America.

In October 1995, the potato became the first vegetable to be grown in space. The technology was developed with the goal of feeding astronauts on long space voyages, and eventually feeding future space colonies.

There were Roman colonies in Lincoln and Gloucester in England as early as 90 A.D.

In 1804, Haiti became the first black nation to gain freedom from European colonial rule.

The largest bird colony in the world is found on a group of islands off the coast of Peru.

Europeans began to colonize the west coast of Canada after it was discovered by Captain Cook.

Discussion question: Has your country ever colonized or been colonized by another country? Talk about it.

Find someone who has visited a former colony of Great Britain.

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