How did Europeans handle the problem of shortage of labour in Africa?
CBSE Class 10
CBSE Class 10 Social
2018-03-06 13:47:51 UTC
Heavy taxes were imposed on Africans, which could be paid only by working for wages on plantations and mines.
Inheritance laws were changed so that peasants were displaced from their lands. Only one member of a family was allowed to inherit land, as a result of which the others were pushed into the labour market.