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 Form 3 History and Government Lessons on Colonial Administration

The similarities between the french and the british colonial administrations

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The similarities between the French and the British colonial administrations
a) Both methods emphasized the superiority of the colonial master and his overlord ship in Africa.
b) The administrative systems applied in both were meant to assist the colonial masters in controlling their territories in Africa.
c) Both systems led to massive economic exploitation of resources in Africa. E.g minerals, labour, market land etc.
d) In both Africans reacted to the systems in a hostile manner.
e) Both methods led to loss of independence and freedom for the African.
f) In both, every power trained a local army to maintain law and order.