0 votes
in Revision by

What were the methods used by British to acquire colonies in Africa?

1 Answer

0 votes
by (107k points)

Methods used by British to acquire colonies in Africa are;

  • Signing of treaties
  • Military conquest/force
  • Company rule 
  • Diplomacy/collaboration
  • Treachery/trickery
  • Divide and rule/playing off communities against each other.
  • Enticing/luring of chiefs with gifts e.g with clothes and weapons.
  • Construction of operation bases/transport networks.
Welcome to Kenyayote Q&A, where you can ask questions and receive answers from Kenyayote staff and other members of the community.

Before you ask, search the website to make sure your question has not been answered.
If you are ready to ask, provide a title about your question and a detailed description of your problem.