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Did I use semicolons correctly here?

It would be more likely for Germany to give reparations to the formerly colonized African countries than to Poland; even though, the African countries which were colonized are more developed; and many of them now have western-style education and government; have been introduced to western technology; and their IQs are even a bit higher!

They're all independent clauses. I am excluding the word they before "have been introduced."

Would this be more correct?

It would be more likely for Germany to give reparations to the formerly colonized African countries than to Poland; even though, the African countries which were colonized are more developed; and many of them now have western-style education and government, have been introduced to western technology, and their IQs are even a bit higher!

Please remember that this isn't a political question.

I will award a best answer.

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