europe and colonialism - How Spain Ruled n Spain : “...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Four Sunny European  And the colonialism they brought … This is the Lochnagar Crater, which was  a huge bomb  exploded in France  during WWI, that  has become  symbolic of  Britain’s loss of  empire.
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The Former British Empire “The sun never sets on the British Empire.”
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How Britain Ruled n Great Britain : Indirect Rule (Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Zimbabwe) n Indigenous power structures were left intact to some degree and local rulers were made representatives of the crown. n (Britain’s colonies have tended to do the best after colonialism.)
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Spain “The sun never sets on the Spanish Empire.” – Charles V
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Unformatted text preview: How Spain Ruled n Spain : “ Exploitation ” (most of the Western Hemisphere) n First to enslave and colonize and one of the last to grant independence n Maintained rigid control; raw resource oriented (look up Potosi for an example of this) n Not very good legacy France “I am the Sun King.” – Louis XIV How France Ruled n “ Assimilationist ” (Senegal, Mali, Ivory Coast, etc.) n Enforced a direct rule which propagated the French culture through language, laws, education and dress (acculturation) n Poor legacy...
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2011 for the course GEO 102 taught by Professor Jasonking during the Spring '11 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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