Page 1 of 46 - About 457 essays
  • The Main Strengths and Weaknesses of the Protectorate, 1653-1658

    1912 Words  | 8 Pages

    Strengths and Weaknesses of the Protectorate, 1653-1658 Cromwell was installed as Lord Protector in December 1653, and throughout his time as Protector, Cromwell aimed to 'heal and settle' the wounds of the past and to create a 'godly England'. However, by the end of his life the Protectorate had the support of a narrow population. Nevertheless, the Protectorate had various strengths and weaknesses. An evident strength of the Protectorate was the aim to achieve a

  • The Geographic, Political, and Ethnic Impact European Colonialism Has Played on the Present History of Africa

    1486 Words  | 6 Pages

    “mission civilisatrice”, were offered to justify European domination over peoples deemed ‘backward,’ ‘ignorant,’ ‘uncivilized,’ ‘barbaric,’ ‘savage,’ and ‘godless heathen.’” It certainly makes one wonder why a nation would take the role of a protectorate if it viewed the people they were trying to protect in that light. This may also explain the why Britain established the institutions and practices they did during colonial rule. One of the most significant institutions introduced by the colonial

  • Somalia

    678 Words  | 3 Pages

    Northern Somalia would remain a protectorate, while southern Somalia became a United Nations Trusteeship in 1949. In 1960, the two regions united to form the independent Somali Republic under a civilian government.[21] Mohamed Siad Barre seized power in 1969 and established the Somali Democratic

  • Read Carefully the Following Piece of Text. What Does It Tell Us About Cross Cultural Encounters?

    1128 Words  | 5 Pages

    Benin river section Captain Henry Gallwey visited Benin and signed a treaty which made Benin a British protectorate, but as far as the British were concerned the treaty proved disappointing and by 1896 many British traders and officials were calling for military intervention, although the foreign office seemed reluctant to do this. On January 2nd 1897 the acting consul-general of the protectorate James Phillips set off without permission for Benin accompanied by a large armed party. When news of the

  • The Impact Of French Colonialism On Moroccan Identity

    1745 Words  | 7 Pages

    III. The Impact of French Colonialism on Moroccan Identity. The Moroccan identity has faced a several challenges and seditions throughout history, which rebuilt and traced the shape of modern Moroccan identity. Undoubtedly, the French colonialism is one of the most threat of Moroccan identity. They tried hard to separate Morocco into two entities to serve their colonial ambitions, in addition to the economic reasons and the exploitation of wealth, the French colonial intention was blurring Moroccan

  • Decolonization Of The British Empire

    6038 Words  | 25 Pages

    Decolonization in the British Empire is a deliberate process involving the colonial power and emerging local elite. The discussions in Chapters 1 and 2 provide insights into colonial development and the pre-independence environment which provide context for answering the research questions and testing the hypotheses. This chapter examines the first question- why do some newly sovereign states retain ties with the JCPC? Based on my theory that states chose the final appellant court it expects to

  • African Colonialism And Its Effects On Africa

    1669 Words  | 7 Pages

    In the 1800’s countries were in search for land to expand their country into, this happened to many places including Africa. Colonialism was a time when countries took control of another land, which they then governed through direct or indirect rule depending on the country. During this time, Africa was most sought after due to its resources and its uninhabited land. Due to this, all colonial powers scrambled to get their hands on a piece of Africa in order to expand their areas of rule. As a result

  • Religion vs Power, Failure of Interregnum Essays

    873 Words  | 4 Pages

    proclaimed on 31 October. The country was divided into 12 regions, each governed by a Major-General who was answerable only to the Lord Protector. While the Major-Generals were successful in law enforcement and in curbing security threats to the Protectorate their attempts at reforming the nation's morals varied from region to region according to the zeal of individual officers, but had no lasting effects. Cromwell himself was aware of the unpopularity of military government and seems to have given

  • In Disputing Some Of The Main Accusations And So-Called

    1008 Words  | 5 Pages

    In disputing some of the main accusations and so-called “evidence” presented in the Blue Book, the German Colonial Office argues that Germany’s African protectorates were acquired by peaceful means and were built upon by German enterprise and industry under a colonial policy of liberality towards other nations. They claim that, since Great Britain declared willingness to recognize German territory in African, the British cannot make the argument that South-West Africa shouldn 't have fallen into

  • The Soldier And The Changing State

    1902 Words  | 8 Pages

    capacity pave the way for creating pan-entity institutions and a stable state that could survive without foreign assistance, direction, and control? He outlines these assertions against the backdrop of the transition of Bosnian protectorate status from the UN to the EU. A protectorate nominally retains its sovereignty, and its territory remains distinct from that of the protector. The protector is usually a multinational organization, the United Nations or a group of lead states, which creates a “transitional