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Précis of information concerning the colony of the Gold Coast and Ashanti

V. C. Climo

Précis of information concerning the colony of the Gold Coast and Ashanti

by V. C. Climo

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Published by Secretary of State for War in [S.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfiche. Wakefield, Yorkshire : EP Microform, c1978. 3 microfiches ; 11 x 15 cm.

Statementcompiled in the War Office by Major V.C. Climo.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 83/5 (D)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationiv, 254 p.
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3232848M
LC Control Number83145761

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Précis of information concerning the colony of the Gold Coast and Ashanti by V. C. Climo Download PDF EPUB FB2

Merged with the Gold Coast to create one colony, which became known as the Gold Coast. In the colony gained independence under the name of Ghana. Britain and the Gold Coast: the early years By the early nineteenth century, the British, through conquest or purchase, had become masters of most of the forts along the coast.

Gold Coast: A survey of the Gold Coast and British Togoland, (Stanford University Press, ). online; Buah, F.K. A history of Ghana (London: Macmillan, ) Claridge, W. A History of the Gold Coast and Ashanti () Davidson, Basil. Black star: a view of the life and times of Kwame Nkrumah () Fuller, Harcourt.

The coastline were dotted by forts built by the Dutch, British and the Dane merchants. By the latter part of 19th century the Dutch and the British were the only traders left.

And when the Dutch. Formerly: the Gold Coast, a British colony The three colors of the flag (red, green, and black) and the black star in the middle are all symbolic of the pan-Africanist movement.

This was a key theme in the early history of Ghana's independence. England came into conflict with Ashanti over coastal expansion and the continuation of the slave trade. At the end of the nineteenth century, it defeated Ashanti and established the colony of the Gold Coast, including the coastal regions, Ashanti, and the Northern Territories beyond.

Not only is the central figure in the stories the Ashanti Anansi or spider, but while in the folklore of the Gold Coast generally the spider's son is called Kweku Tsin, (57) among the Ashanti the name is Ntikuma, (58) and the same individual is never styled anything but Tacooma in the Jamaica "bush".

The focus of this lesson will be on the causes and results of European colonisation of the African continent, with special focus on the Ashanti kingdom (colonised by the British as the Gold Coast, and today the independent African country of Ghana).

European colonisation of Africa in the late 19th century Africa before European colonisation. Dependency of the Gold Coast Colony, namely, Asante.

The success of the British forces in the Yaa Asantewaa War of resulted in the political annexation of Asante and its incorporation into the Gold Coast Colony.

While the use of British metallic money was not common there at the time. Inthe Danish Gold Coast became Danish crown colony; Denmark purchased the stocks, which now no longer was a joint stock company. In the West Indian-Guinean Chamber of Revenues was established.

In the Danish West Indian and Guinean Company was dissolved. In a West Indian Trade Company, in a Baltic-Guinean Trade Company were founded. Start studying U.S. HISTORY 1 CH Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Colonial Office: Gold Coast: report on the legislation governing the alienation of native lands in the Gold Coast colony and Ashanti: with some observations on the "Forest ordinance," / (London: Published by H.M.S.O.: Printed by Darling & Son, Ltd., ), also by Henry Conway Belfield (page images at HathiTrust; US access only).

Black slaves were imported in large numbers from the Gold Coast region in particular, especially from what is today the country of Ghana. The Asante, Ewe. Modern exploration for and mining of gold in Ghana dates from with the establishment of the British Gold Coast Colony, which was followed in by the independence of Ghana and increased.

Fanti (făn´tē, fän´–), black African ethnic group, S Ghana, living around Cape Coast and Elmina, one of the Akan peoples. The Fanti speak a Twi language, which is part of the Kwa group of the Niger-Congo branch of the Niger-Kordofanian linguistic family (see under African languages); they number aroundSource for information on Fanti: The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.

dictionary. Modern-day Ghana, which gained its independence on March 6,consists primarily of the former Gold Coast. The colony’s drive for independence was led by nationalist and Pan-African leader Kwame Nkrumah, who viewed Ghana’s sovereignty as being important not only for the Ghanaian people but for all of Africa, saying “Our independence is meaningless unless it is linked up with the.

Concerning the trade on this Coast, we notified your Highness that nowadays the natives no longer occupy themselves with the search for gold, but rather make war on each other in order to furnish.

Personal life and education. Appiah was born in London, England, to Peggy Cripps Appiah, an English art historian and writer, and Joe Appiah, a lawyer, diplomat, and politician from the Asante region, once part of the British Gold Coast colony but now part of Ghana. For two years (–72) Joe Appiah was the leader of a new opposition party that was made by the country's three opposing parties.

The Colonial Reports for Gold Coast give the information you seem to be seeking. Concerning the Kumasi expedition of (Kumasi being the capital of Ashanti), the report (pdf) states: The command of the expedition was entrusted to Colonel Sir Francis Scott, the Inspector-General of the Gold Coast Hausa Constabulary, who, accompanied.

Yaa Asantewaa (c. –)Queenmother of Ejisu, Ashanti, in Ghana, who resisted British colonialism and incited her people to Source for information on Yaa Asantewaa (c.

–): Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia dictionary. Party Origins. The Convention People's Party is descended from a line of political movements formed in the early half of the 20th century to spearhead the anti-colonial struggle in the Gold movement that preceded it was the United Gold Coast Convention (U.G.C.C.) formed in August and led predominantly by members of the professional and business classes.

Historically, Bono is the cradle of all Akan people. According F. K. Buah, () History of Ghana (p. 9), the Bono Kingdom () was the first Akan kingdom to emerge in Ghana.The report is 42 pages in length and contains detailed information about chiefs, secret societies, and local traditions.

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