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 Form 4 History and Government Paper 2 Exam Questions and Answers Set 1

Give the difference between the French and British administration in Africa.

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-The British appointed traditional rulers as chiefs while the French handpicked individuals.
-Britain gave traditional rulers a lot of power unlike the French who undermined Africans.
-British colonies were administered by governor unlike the French colonies which were viewed as overseas provinces.
-Most French administrators were men while British used both amateurs and professionals.
-British applied indirect rule while French applies assimilation.
-Indirect rule preserved African culture while assimilation undermined them.