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 Form 4 History and Government Paper 1 Exam Sample Questions and Answers

Identify five immediate impact of the colonial land policies on the Africans in Kenya.

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-Crownland ordinance of 1915 deprived Africans of their tittles, even the resources.
-Led to overcrowding in reserves.
-Increased overuse of land for agriculture and livestock led to serious soil erosion.
-Brought misery and poverty to the affected African communities.
-The policies hindered progressive and enterprising development of African agriculture as the reserves could only produce subsistence crops.
-Africans were forced to work on settler farms to raise money to pay taxes.