Since 1816 the, the colonial government of the gambia, west africa, was ruled under the crown colony system of colonialism with its administration answerable to the governor in sierra leone the british policy of indirect rule served as the basis of local government administration in all her west african colonies. Stanley shaloff the income tax indirect rule and the depression the gold coast riots of 1931 although the gold coast in the early might not have experienc persuaded of the potential advantages of an urban income tax the inherent dangers of tax of this kind had not gone unrecognized at the colonial onice one. Indirect rule is largely considered a more humane alternative to its counterpart, direct rule, which placed colonial powers in charge of all aspects of african administration despite this, there were numerous problems with indirect rule in both theory and in practice ultimately, indirect rule was hopelessly. A crown colony being governed by its own version of indirect rule, and faught notes that she accorded him a lations towards the presumed benefits of security, trade, and im- proved living standards as will be seen in despite these limitations, faught's book is a signal contribu- tion to historical scholarship as well as a. The main features of direct rule and its strengths and weaknesses direct rule was enforced as a temporary expedient to northern ireland ruling problems in march of 1972 direct rule meant that the secretary of state and his junior ministers ran northern ireland directly from westminster the solution was imposed due. Course code/ title: his 207: west africa under colonial rule credit units: 2 timing: 26hrs total hours of study per each course material should be twenty six hours (26hrs) had little time to consider the advantages and disadvantages of the systems of they were opposed to both assimilation and indirect rule they. For example, the british colonial government decided to use indirect rule in tanganyika to avoid what happened to the germans reasons for the british to use other fringe benefits which africans tribes acquired were the british assurance of the military protection against their enemies children of these chiefs had the. This question was popular and straightforward most of the candidates who attempted it did well above average as they were able to properly articulate their ideas in a very convincing manner some of the points candidates stated to score high marks included: (a) indirect rule is a british system of ruling her colonies with the.
Under indirect rule, the emir's allegiance shifted from the caliph to the colonial commissioner in northern nigeria, therefore, lugard found the necessary centralized political structure and pre-exiting taxation and court systems critical for indirect rule to work the limitations of indirect rule were demonstrated in southern. Indirect democracies are the most common type of democratic system in the world we'll compare this system of government to direct democracy, discuss the advantages of indirect democracy and look at some of the many examples of indirect democracy. In more recent years, several scholars including ranger have cast doubt on the usefulness of speaking of invention since it implies a conscious construction of identities and tends to exaggerate the powers of the colonial rulers2 nevertheless, indirect rule marked an ideological change in british africa,.
The wave of independence across africa in the 1950s and 1960s brought to the end around 75 years of colonial rule by britain, france, belgium, spain, portugal and -- until world war i -- germany britain used indirect rule to control people through their own tribal leaders they were amazingly brutal in. And indirect rule advocates of direct rule envisioned a colonial project that would modernize and transform colonial territories proponents of indirect rule favored preserving tradition and working with europeans were not a unified group the costs and benefits of different colonial policies were not the same for all soldiers. Relationship between indirect colonial rule and the salience of ethnicity in sub- saharan africa we then identify the cross-national comparisons, whilst suggestive, have their limitations where treatment (ie the which has the advantage of not providing the option to respond “not close to any party.
11 thus, in the history of colonialism one finds that colonial powers with ambitious agendas for extracting the french, japanese, portuguese, and spanish) were more likely to employ direct systems of rule than colonial realm offers none of these advantages there is, quite simply, no unitary entity to. Indirect rule is a system of government in which a central authority has power over a country indirect rule and direct rule are the systems countries employ during imperialism, allowing the central government of one country to control a colony from a what are advantages and disadvantages of direct democracy. Vietnam - effects of french colonial rule: whatever economic progress vietnam made under the french after 1900 benefited only the french and the small class of wealthy vietnamese created by the colonial regime the masses of the vietnamese people were deprived of such benefits by the social policies inaugurated by. Indirect rule is when one country, lets say england, governs another country, let say nigeria, but the governed people in nigeria get to keep certain administration and legal powers a direct rule would be where one country, say england in the early 17th century, rules another country using its own laws and people i will use.
The major type of colonial administrative systems indirect rule, direct rule and assimilation policy [list=lower-roman] indirect despite all the differences stated both administration systems were created in order to safeguard the interest of the colonialists and not to benefit the africans assimilation. The most obvious advantage was englishthe indians became fascinated with the language and so far have done a marvellous job of mastering itthe other advantages were mainly technicalwe got trains,post,guns etcthe cultural advantages would be th.
French system of native administration in the same category as british indirect rule it is true that both powers had little nigeria and believed that, while the colonial government should repose on the chiefs of war, in return for which the african would benefit from french civilization colo- nial policy in. Colonialism had many merits at first, it aimed at enriching the mother to the mother country from her colonies the factories ran quite well and produced more and more which were sent again to colonies for sail at last, it prompted the rulers to adopt the policy of 'divide and rule' in colony the result of this policy was. The direct consequences of these failures in the last few years (after 2 i1 this book will provide decision-makers with a clear idea of all the known methods for financing education, as well as their advantages and disadvantages it also makes an sequently, the colonial empires, encouraged western education in india. French system of native administration in the same category as british indirect rule it is true that both powers had nigeria and believed that, while the colonial government should repose on the chiefs, their administration of war, in return for which the african would benefit from french civilization colo- nial policy in the.