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Jomo Kenyatta
A look at the career and leadership style of Jomo Kenyatta, the first president of Kenya.
# 142310 | 3,000 words | 12 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in History (African) , History (Leaders)

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This paper presents Kenyatta's career in light of the context of British imperialism and the end of the British empire. The paper explores what Kenyatta did right as President of Kenya and what he did wrong. The paper also gives information on the Mau Mau rebellion and the run up to Kenya's independence.

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"Jomo Kenyatta (1889-1978) was a Kenyan political leader. After a long career working for Kenyan independence, Kenyatta served as Prime Minister of Kenya from independence in 1963 until Kenya became a republic in 1964. He then served as President until his death in 1978. Like most dynamic political leaders, Kenyatta was a controversial leader. A Kenyan government website perhaps over does the compliments, but in a manner reminiscent of other new nations' reactions to their founding..."

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