Nigeria Under British Rule 1927 -

canada under british rule wikipedia - canada was under british rule beginning with the 1763 treaty of paris when new france of which the colony of canada was a part formally became a part of the british empire gradually other territories colonies and provinces that were part of british north america would be added to canada along with land through the use of treaties with first peoples for example see the post, nigeria world statesmen org - nigeria history rulers politics 5 jun 1885 niger districts protectorate under united african company, traditional states of nigeria world statesmen - note this record is not complete but contains the most important states the phrase fulbe jihad refers to the state founding jihad led by usuman dan fodio in the first decade of the 19th century, west africa and the british 1700 1950 by sanderson beck - gold coast and slavery 1700 1807 asante and the british 1700 1867 asante and the british 1867 1901 gold coast colony 1901 50 oyo and nigeria 1700 1888, british empire new world encyclopedia - the british empire is the most extensive empire in world history and for a time was the foremost global power it was a product of the european age of discovery which began with the global maritime explorations of portugal and spain in the late fifteenth century by 1921 the british empire ruled a population of between 470 and 570 million people approximately one quarter of the world s, history of sri lanka lonely planet travel information - sri lanka s history is a source of great pride to both sinhalese and tamils the country s two largest ethnic groups the only problem is they have two completely different versions every historical site religious structure even village name seems to have conflicting stories about its origin, flood stories from around the world talkorigins archive - while flood myths are common to practically every culture on the planet they differ significantly in detail this article describes hundreds of flood myths originating from cultures all over the globe