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- Another big reason the Belgians wanted to control the Congo was because they wanted to spread the religion of Christianity. Christianity was the major religion in Europe and in order to really make themselves feel like they are at home when they go into a country.
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King Leopold wanted a steady flow of income to come into his small income and for the large amount of copper, tin, and rubber