This photograph was taken in 1906 at the Bronx Zoo in New York. The sign outside the fenced primate exhibit read “Sex, female. Age, 23 years. Height, 4 feet 11 inches. Weight, 103 pounds. Brought from the Kasai River, Congo Free State, South Central Africa, by Dr. Samuel P. Verner.”
As delegations, we're going to evaluate the theory of Social Darwinism, which was used to justify imperialism and human zoos.
Individually, we’re going to begin considering what country we’d like to research and write about for our fictional account. Country selections are due Monday.