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Ghana, during the initial years of colonial rule, was entirely focused on establishing and developing its infrastructure, especially transportation, with a view to addressing the needs of international trade. The underdevelopment of the country’s prolific resources combined with its prospective and awkward evolution to a capitalist production was analogous to its socio-political levels and the underdevelopment of its social classes. The colonial-era bore testimony to the stratification of the rural areas into varying levels of an economic class comprising of rich farmers, a middle peasantry, and an indebted peasantry as well as a migrant agricultural labor force. The social classes which came into existence during the colonial rule are clearly reflected in the social formation of individuals who participated in the famous Ghana cocoa boycott during 1937 – 38. Thus the roots of such social classes which eventually led to the social divide were sown during the colonial period, which is today, referred to as the Third World.&nbsp.&nbsp.