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 Form 3 History and Government Lessons on Colonial Administration

Reasons why assimilation was successful in the four communes of senegal

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Reasons why assimilation was successful in the four communes of Senegal
The communes were St Louis,Goree, Rufisque and Dakar.
a) There was a high percentage of Mullato population within the communes, who readily accepted the French culture making it easy for the French to apply assimilation.
b) Africans were familiar with Europeans and their culture due to long interaction with them through trade.
c) Many people had converted to Christianity and this made it possible for the French to apply their policy.


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