Colonial era in - 2 Neighboring colonies could no longer trade 3 Colonies became an extension of european economy D Production of primary goods for

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Colonial era in africa I. Colonial period in africa A. Loss of sovereignty 1. Transformed africans into colonial subjects 2. Exploited economically in every respect B. The colonial state 1. Europeans felt superior and had no respect C. Colonial system of administration 1. Indirect rule: british a) Benefits of not using their own people, also less ex- pensive b) People did not rebel 2. Direct rule: practiced by french and germans, portuguese to some extent II. Colonial economy 1. Majority of benefits went to the colonizing power B. Forced labor 1. Used by all colonial powers 2. Worst use was in the congo a) Congo was a huge territory given to a single individual and it was partitioned to terrorist organizations. C. Dependence 1. Africans were never allowed to trade with each other
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Neighboring colonies could no longer trade 3. Colonies became an extension of european economy D. Production of primary goods for export 1. NONE of the raw materials were processed in Africa 2. Africans were no longer allowed to produce any small things that they ever produced before 3. Europeans did not want competition E. Land Alienation 1. Land was set aside for certain uses F. Taxation 1. If Africans failed to pay taxes, they would be imprisoned and their land would be confiscated G. Banking 1. Every bank in Africa discriminated against africans 2. Africans were not given loans 3. Created formation of capital in Europe and not in Africa it-self 4. Working in the bank was NEVER allowed for Africans...
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2011 for the course HIST 1112 taught by Professor Muhammadali during the Fall '10 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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Colonial era in - 2 Neighboring colonies could no longer trade 3 Colonies became an extension of european economy D Production of primary goods for

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