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Why did Dr.Livingstone go to Africa? And why did he grow such a deep attachment to the place?
Transcript of Why did Dr.Livingstone go to Africa? And why did he grow such a deep attachment to the place?
How were they? After the call to Robert Moffat on the 8th of December 1840, David first sailed to Africa. He passed by Cape town and Algoa bay to where Robert was. Then due to his his intense desire that all natives should have
an opportunity to embrace Christianity,
his preference to work was somewhere no
no white man had laid foot
led him to locate at Mabotsa,
northward in the interior. This was a place
infested with lions. Unfortunately while
exploring the place the very brave missionary
got attacked by a lion. Why did he grow such a deep attachment to Africa? The Death Unfortunately Dr.Livingstone died in Ilala near the Bangweulu Lake on the first of May1873. He died from Malaria and some internal bleeding. His body was taken back to Britain to be given a proper ceremony but his heart was buried under this Mvula near the place he died. David Livingstone is a very known explorer till this very day and truly was a great explorer and Hero. Who was Dr.Livingstone? Dr.Livingstone was a Scottish missionary born on the 19th of March, 1813. David Livingstone was one of the greatest
european explorers who had ever explored Africa.
He was very adventurous and a keen observer
with wide ranging interests. Why did David Livingstone go to Africa? Africa was known as the "Dark Continent"meaning unexplored and also savage and untamed and that is on of the reasons to why he got so attracted to the place.David Livingstone was one of the first europeans to ever go explore Africa and within the few years he spent there he grew a very strong connection. Dr.Livingstone saw the way the people were, how they lived, the beauty of Africa and just like that he learned to love the place. He also tried convincing many european missionaries to come explore it and Livingstone even succeeded with what he came to do in Africa which was to spread Christianity and try and abolish slavery. Bibliography: Websites
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