9.15.10 - Direct Rule and Indirect Rule Direct: French and...

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Direct Rule and Indirect Rule Direct: French and Imperial powers. - Top to bottom bureaucracy - Took over Africa o French nationals used European style Bureaucracy. Police: British o Laws, rules and practices: those of Imperial Power o Language of Imperial Power, easier to interact. - Concept of assimilating Africans to “French”. Eating habits, dress style, music. Assimilation ~ citizenship. - 1922, only 100 Africans granted full French citizenship - Germany was new to the game so didn’t get a chance to establish itself to spreading language in Africa. (wont last post war because of treaty of Versailles) Indirect Rule: British - Use existing system instead, replace it with European style. British incorporated local rulers (emirs) into government. - Africans given power: have police, courts, tax & collect duties. - Taxes go to Africans and British. - British Generals in charge of African government, but for the most part it stays the same. - Rules, laws, practices mostly the same. - British officers were to learn local vernacular instead of Africans learning English - Period of nationalism in Africa. End of Spanish Empire, American Peril - 1898 Spanish-American war. 1 st defeat of European power. 1905. Japan defeats Russia. -
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course HISTORY 213 taught by Professor Garcia during the Spring '11 term at NJIT.

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9.15.10 - Direct Rule and Indirect Rule Direct: French and...

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