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 Form 3 History: European Invasion and the Process of Colonization of Africa

Significance of the Bisandugu treaties (1886-1887)

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Significance of the Bisandugu treaties (1886-1887)
a) To Toure, these were acts of delay the real confrontation that with the French that would come at an opportune time.
b) He hoped that by this treaty, he would reach out at the British for a friendship treaty to enable him secure trade routes from the north under Tieba of Sikasso.
c) The French on their part hoped to use the treaty to enable them to arrange the conquest of the Tukolor Empire.
d) The treaties put the Mandinka under brief French protection.