Some Results of Imperialism Nigeria lost most of there natural resources and they also had their language changed to English. The essential point in dealing with Africans is to establish a respect for the European. For this objective, the Company chose to administer the African inhabitants of the Niger Sudan through their traditional rulers and their political institutions. Some African Christian communities formed their own independent churches. African military resistance took two main forms: guerrilla warfare and direct military engagement.
Hunting of the trading company The British treasury initially supported the landlocked Northern Nigeria Protectorate with grants, totalling £250,000 or more each year. In the nineteenth century, Britain was interested primarily in opening markets for its manufactured goods in West Africa and expanding commerce in palm oil. They in turn have by defeat lost their rule which has come into the hands of the British. Yoruba-Igbo rivalry became increasingly important in Nigerian politics. The British High Commissioners could depose emirs and other officials if necessary. By 1850 British trading interests were concentrating in Lagos and the Niger River delta. Also known as the Berlin West Africa Conference, the heads of states formalized their control, passed trade agreements between colonies and drafted the terms for any future colonization efforts by European powers.
Assimilation is a policy that gradually changed the local populations culture by removing their past culture, then replacing it with French culture. Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again. Even though the British imperialists swept through Igboland in three years, between 1900 and 1902, and despite the small scale of the societies, the Igbo put up protracted resistance. The influence of the colonizers with regard to the socio-cultural environment of the colony is the main scar of colonization long after the wounds have healed. The new Nigerian economy has characteristics of a mixed economy. Harding commented in 1913: Sir F. As Italy intensified pressure in the 1890s to impose its rule over Ethiopia, the Ethiopians organized to resist.
While initially organised for professional and fraternal reasons, these were centres of educated people who had chances to develop their leadership skills in the organisations, as well as form broad social networks. Colonialism is the control or governing influence over a dependent country or territory. Individuals could be fined or jailed for refusing to comply. The other colonial powers— Germany, Portugal, Spain, Belgium, and Italy—used varied administrative systems to facilitate control and economic exploitation. The British began to assimilate native Nigerians to European culture by creating an education system where Nigerians were given a western education. This varying amount has caused much tension, because when one religion or ethnic group presides over the government, the other religion or the other ethnic groups feel they are under-represented and they cry for the situations resolution.
If the emirs accepted British authority, abandoned the slave trade, and cooperated with British officials in modernizing their administrations, the colonial power was willing to confirm them in office. For this last tactic he acquired arms, especially quick-firing rifles, from European merchant and traders in Sierra Leone and Senegal. Nigeria: a case study 3. Lugard advocated constantly for unification of the whole territory, and in August 1911 the Colonial Office asked Lugard to lead the amalgamated colony. Sir Abubakar Tafawa became the new countries' prime minister. The transatlantic trade in particular accounted for the forced migration of perhaps 3. Imperialism is the policy of extending a nation's authority by territorial acquistion or by the establishment of economic and political influence over other nations.
Then, beginning in 1861, the British set up the policy of indirect rule. The African Resistance The European imperialist designs and pressures of the late nineteenth century provoked African political and diplomatic responses and eventually military resistance. A great example of European Imperialism is Britain's rule of Nigeria. The Falade impact of colonialism — under effective analysis - is divided into social, cultural, political, and ecological assessment topics. Olivier was a member of the and a friend of.
In the analysis of colonialism, it is important to not only analyze the administrative activities, but also take into serious considerations the various economic, social, and cultural activities within the discussion. The 1922 constitution provided Nigerians the chance to elect a handful of representatives to the Legislative Council. The osu or outcasts are the very lowest members of Igbo society; they are not allowed to marry or live with a freeborn person and can hold no titles. Colonial Domination: Indirect Rule In Nigeria, the Gold Coast in West Africa, and Kenya, Uganda, Tanganyika in East Africa, for example, Britain organized its colonies at the central, provincial, and regional or district levels. Each region also had a Native Administration, staffed by locals, and possessing a Native Treasury. The Colonial Office and Nigeria, 1898—1914. The Nigerians of the north, the Hausa-Fulani, did not have as much contact with the British as the Yoruba and Igbo did.
Nigerian history is fragmented in the sense that it evolved from a variety of traditions, but many of the most outstanding features of modern society reflect the strong influence of the three regionally dominant ethnic groups--the Hausa in the north, the Yoruba in the west, and the Igbo in the east. Then, beginning in 1861, the British set up the policy of indirect rule. The great extension of Islam within the area of present-day Nigeria dates from the nineteenth century and the consolidation of the caliphate. It has sunk into a pit of corruption, repression, and economic dilapidation. Nigerian units also contributed to two divisions serving with British forces in Palestine, Morocco, Sicily and Burma, where they won many honours. However, no matter the system, they were all alien, authoritarian, and bureaucratic, and distorted African political and social organizations and undermined their moral authority and political legitimacy as governing structures.
Through a series of steps designed to facilitate trade, by 1906 present-day Nigeria was under British control. Corruption is everywhere in Nigeria. The pulpits of the independent congregations became avenues for the free expression of critics of colonial rule. Lugard's proposal contemplates a state which it is impossible to classify. Because of this, they naturally think they are better at ruling a government, and exhibit an air of hostility towards the other groups. Urban, suburban and agricultural land uses all contribute in some way to lowered water quality.