• The Negative Effects of Indirect Rule on Africans
    Indirect rule was a system of ruling Africans that sought not to displace African authority, but instead to rule through it. It was first used by the British and later adopted by other European powers after they witnessed its success. Indirect rule is largely considered a more humane alternative to...
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  • Mr. Asanbe G.O.
    The indirect rule system which the British introduced in most of the Africa colonies was a policy dictated by circumstances and designed to secure the maximum cooperation of Africans in the task of administering large territories. To what extent did this statement explain why the indirect rule was introduced...
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  • 19th century
    interested in Africa where have lots of oil, gold, diamond and plenty of good resources for them to exploit. They were all colonized in African but used different way to control and manage their colonies. Britain used “Indirect Rule” to control their colonies, and France used “Direct Rule” to control their...
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  • History Internal Assement by Rui Zuva Donduro
    colonial army such as Sir Lugard. Political and social aspects of Nigeria and Britain’s relationships are closely investigated such as the affects of indirect rule in a colony as large and varied as Nigeria. Two of the sources used in the essay, Nigeria since Independence CRIPPLED GIANT complied by Eghosa E...
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  • Imperialism in Africa and India
    Section 1: A Scramble For Africa • European nations needed to fuel industrial production • Competed for new markets for goods and took huge interest in Africa • Imperialism- Seizure of a country or territory by a stronger country o Occurred throughout most of Africa o Europe came in...
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  • British vs. France Rule in Africa
    French and British rule in western Africa. Because the authoritative forces were of two completely different countries, each had their own ideas and concerns for the African nations. It is known, the French ruled with a kind of direct force, whereas the British ruled with an indirect notion. Though the...
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    another. Suez canal : A shipping canal that connects the Mediterranean Sea at Port Said with the Red Sea. It was constructed 1859–69. Indirect rule : Indirect rule is a type of European colonial policy in which the traditional local power structure, or at least part of it, is incorporate. Sepoys :...
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  • Colonialism in Africa
    their ideals and religion onto African cultures. Portuguese settlers began arriving into the West Coast of Africa to find direct routes to the gold trade and trade routes to spice islands of South Africa. In 1444, Portugal made their first encounter with slaves in Northern Mauritania, the first signs of slave...
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  • Why Most Policies Fail in Africa
    POLICIES DON’T WORK IN AFRICA Ever since Africa became a continent, most of her problems have been policy and policy management. First, it was the colonial policy makers who introduced the Indirect Rule system (as was the...
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  • Germany
    India were both controlled by indirect control. Indirect control is when the local government officials are used limited self-rule; government institutions are based on European styles but may have local rules. Indirect control relied on existing political rulers. Africa tried to resist that the Europeans...
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  • Imperialism in 19th Century
    the countries that changed to fit the modern times would thrive. Direct rule of British Colonies and assimilation in French Colonies were motions of overpowering and replacing authorities resistant to their new change. Indirect rule of British Colonies in association of French Colonies were more of a collaboration...
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  • Culture of Uganda
    brutal rule of the Europeans, Ghana decided to fight for their independence which resulted in economic, social ,and educational development after gaining their independence. The state of Ghana, until 1957 known as the Gold Coast, lies midway on the Guinea littoral of West Africa. The usually...
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  • British in Africa : West and Egypt
    Do you agree or disagree, and to what extent, with the statement that: ‘ the exploration and further opening of western Africa for the British was similar to the experience in Egypt. The British were only interested in money and strategic placement’ I do believe this statement is, in large, true....
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  • Rwanda
    east-central Africa occupied by two main Indigenous groups: the Hutus and the Tutsis. The Tutsis, traditionally, held positions of power but the Hutus had a lower social status. In the scramble for Africa, Germany claimed Rwanda as its own territory. The Germans pursued the policy of indirect rule through...
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  • Britain in West Africa
    Established Empires in Africa Topic: Britain in West Africa The British interest in Africa was incidental because ships bound to and from India had to pass along the African coast where they obtained supplies and occasionally became shipwrecked. Only a few spots in West Africa, like the Gold...
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  • Africa's Cultural Pluralism
    Once the unexplored frontier, yet with a spiral decay of stability, Africa has become a continent rot with strife. The partition of Africa at the Berlin Conference had a profound effect on the continent’s well being. Dividing an immensely diverse nation without taking into consideration the traditional...
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  • Revolution
    manufacturing capacity and military advantage. Beginning in the 1870s, the Europeans were involved in many overseas conquests that reduced most of Africa, Asia, and the Pacific Ocean region to colonial possessions. Areas not annexed directly, such as China, were forced “opened" to European trade and...
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  • Resistance to Colonial Rule in Africa
    century, Colonial rule by both the French and the British in Southern Africa had rising expenditure costs. The British method of indirect rule in their colonies, created by Frederick Lugard to leave existing government as it is, had far lower costs than the French method of direct rule. Nonetheless taxation...
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  • The Devlopment of Modern Africa
    The Development of Modern Africa There are over 40 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and the wealth of natural resources and the prevalence of wealth in the northern segments of Africa have led many to speculate about the equity and economic development in the sub-Sahara. Unfortunately, the progression...
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  • African Final
    (I.) In comparing and contrasting the built environment in pre-colonial/post-colonial Africa, we will first look at the negative impacts. One of the negative impacts was the distance that the zoning policies created. The zoning was created by the colonial land masters and then adopted by the ruling regimes...
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