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Colonialism Hannah Choi, Junwoo Ha, Ryan Hong
Colonialism A practice of gaining full or partial political control over another country. A practice of gaining full or partial political control over another country.
Example #1 British African Imperialism British African Imperialism For Britain, who was seeking for resources, Africa was a perfect place to colonize. Africa had plenty of resources, including oil. After many competitions with other European nations, Britain colonized Africa. This improved Britain’s economy.
Example #2 British Indian Imperialism British Indian Imperialism The British was seeking for a place with trading routes and resources. At the time of the imperialization, India had plentyof resources and had trading routes to Asia, which made India a good place for colonization.
Example #3 The British colonization in U.S. The British wanted to colonize U.S. to grow crops there. By colonizing the United States, the British earned enormous amounts of money.
Colonialism in Nigeria Things Fall Apart is set in Nigeria. It follows the life of an Igbo tribe. The book shows the destruction of African cultures by European colonialism.
Colonialism in Nigeria Who colonized Nigeria? Britain colonized Nigeria. Nigeria is a country that was created by British colonialism. How long was Nigeria colonized for? About 110 years, from 1850 to 1960
Colonialism in Nigeria What did the British try to do? The British tried to convert beliefs all people of Nigeria to Christianity. In order to give out orders easier, Britain divided Nigeria. How did Nigeria gain independence? They used their military might to force Nigeria to be one by the unification of the southern and northern protectorates of Nigeria, since they knew that the Britain was able to rule over them because of the system of division.
Colonialism in Nigeria Consequences Even though the British benefitted Nigeria in terms of health, agriculture, and education, British colonialism in Nigeria had negative impact on the Nigerian culture. They are still struggling to find their true identity, since the Nigerians were forced to believe that the western culture is the only true culture, during the colonialism. The British killed the Nigerian Monarchy, the Nigerian indigenous technology, even their culture.