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 Form 3 History and Government Lessons on Colonial Administration

Characteristics of assimilation in senegal

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Characteristics of assimilation in Senegal.
a) Administrative assimilation. There was an administrative relationship between the French colonies and their mother country.
b) Political assimilation. The colonies were represented in the French chamber of deputies thus maintaining a close political identity.
c) Economic assimilation. The French currency was used in the colonies to enhance the economic relationship.
d) Personal assimilation. Africans in the Quatre communes were given French citizenship and other privileges enjoyed by French citizens.