Why was Ethiopia never colonized?

Since the 16th century, certain European countries controlled parts of Africa, although their control seldom extended beyond small coastal regions.  But then, during the late 19th and early 20th century, the ideology of Imperialism took hold throughout Europe, and European powers turned their eyes on the largely unexplored and uncolonised

Why was Ethiopia never colonized?

Since the 16th century, certain European countries controlled parts of Africa, although their control seldom extended beyond small coastal regions.  But then, during the late 19th and early 20th century, the ideology of Imperialism took hold throughout Europe, and European powers turned their eyes on the largely unexplored and uncolonised

Is religion a form of colonisation?

Thank you Kris Haamer.Yes in the nutshell it is, when you look at colonisation for the mind shift and manipulation ga,e it was.Africans did believe in god in their own way. They had rituals they perform to either give thanks or seek help. They did not idolize this god in the sense they now do with the current

Is religion a form of colonisation?

Thank you Kris Haamer.Yes in the nutshell it is, when you look at colonisation for the mind shift and manipulation ga,e it was.Africans did believe in god in their own way. They had rituals they perform to either give thanks or seek help. They did not idolize this god in the sense they now do with the current

Was colonialism good or bad in India?

Everything has positive and nagative aspects. It all depends which glasses we choose to see through.Colonialism is not good for any nation in general but it can do provide some good points. Like in African countries whos got independence after India but in those few years Those African nations saw more developments than India saw in

How is French colonialism taught in France?

I'll only be talking about highschool here, since I don't have a clue about how it's done in college.First of all, we don't have a specific class for

How did Australia become a British colony?

Britain's first contact with Australia came with Captain Cook's voyage in the ship Endeavour. He landed in Australia in 1770 and claimed it as a British territory. The process of colonisation began in 1788. A fleet of 11 ships, containing 736 convicts, some British troops and a governor set up

How would Africa be today if it remained as a series of colonies?

There is a contradiction here you seem unaware of: colonialism/imperialism was about making money for the mother country off the colonies. It was a business arrangement.Europeans stopped colonialism because they were losing money. The loss occurred for various reasons: administrative costs were growing, profits shrinking, costs due to local

What if, somehow, slavery had never been brought to the 13 colonies? How would that affect the US history?

That may be the most stupid and ignorant question I have ever seen.Slavery existed since the dawn of civilization. Every, and I mean every culture and civilization had slavery! Athens was a slave economy, as was Rome, as was China, as was India... and I

Why did Russia never Colonise?

Russia has been colonising constantly since 1530. Russia colonised Siberia and expanded their own land 10 times around Moscow from 1530–1880 to East and South. To the West Belarus and Ukraine plus Poland and the Baltics were colonised along with Finland in the 1700–1800s. After The World war all of Eastern Europe was colonised for 45 years behind the

Why was Ethiopia never colonized?

I'd like to think it's because they fought. Hard.

What would India have been like if Spain colonized it rather than Britain?

Spain did a bad job of developing her colonies, and an even worse job of holding on to them. While Britain gave up her colonies (for various reasons) and the transition was usually peaceful, Spain was kicked out of many or most of her colonies, usually by the people of the

How many years was South Africa colonized?

Different parts of what constitutes present-day South Africa were colonized by different entities over a very long time.The Dutch East India Company (VOC) colonized a large portion of the Cape for 154 years (1652 - 1806) in a gradually continuing process. After that the British took over the Cape and ruled it right up to

What if Vietnam had never been colonized?

On this subject, I have argued quite a lot.1st: If not the French, there will be another imperialist turn a weak - feudal Vietnam to a colonized.2nd: Suppose the 1st is not happen, the Vietnamese will have to face a major civil war between the military factions due to a very large territory and a weak government.3rd: Assuming both

If colonies still existed today, how would the map look?

Colonization was linked to the spread of tens of millions from Western European states all over the world. In many settled colonies, Western European settlers formed a large majority of the population. Examples include the Americas, Australia and New Zealand. These colonies were occasionally called

Why did india became colonized?

The Dutch arrived first, seeking trade - and other East India companies followed as European nations sought resources and markets beyond Europe. The British East India company clashed with the French Company in the 18th century then expanded up till the Indian Mutiny in 1857 (Indians refer to it as the first War

How will Africa be today if it was never colonised?

Terrible! Colonization opened Africa to the world and the potential out there. Without that, if they were to open on their own today, they would be more at a disadvantage.For example, my country of birth--France--had a system of cooperation after decolonization. Sure, France benefitted from it but

Could Africa have colonized Europe?

Go back far enough in time and Africa did colonise Europe. It is generally agreed now that the ancestors of all humans came from Africa, worked their way up through the continent slowly and across what was then a land

How Powerful would Africa be today if Europeans fully colonised it?

The more the Europeans colonized and attempted to colonize the more they weakened the states natural leadership and murdered off the educated and ruling classes and destabilized the countries they were in. So had Africa been colonized early or deeper, it would be poorer and weaker

Was Ireland a colony of England/Britain?

Northern Ireland is more like a British colony.The Ulster identity deriving from Scottish migrants directly.The British, specifically the English certainly tried many things to ensure Ireland's long term support and acceptance.They tried everything except the one thing that certainly would of worked

What would America look like if Sweden successfully colonized it?

Welcome to the Förenta Staterna.President: Kristin Larsson( the 45th President, 22nd Female President)Governing Party: Social DemocratOpposition Party: Moderate ProgressivePopulation Makeup: 85% white, 10% Black, 5% Muslim. ( Slavery was never introduced, Immigration of Non-Whites is something from tge past 50 years all were welcomed very warmly by

How would Vietnam be different if it had been colonized by Japan instead of the French?

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What could a political map of Africa look like if the continent had never been colonised?

Africa, Uncolonized: A Detailed Look at an Alternate Continent

How did colonialism bring about a conflict in Africa?

Based off what I know:Borders drawn without considering the different ethnic groups that would exist within them or whether they had historical disputes before colonisationDistribution of power near the independence era may have favored one ethnic group over another thus leading to a power struggle in some areas. An

Has European colonization 'destroyed' Africa in any sense?

Not really. We Africans can not keep on living in the past. Feeling victims and blaming colonisation for our failures. No body can help you until you start helping yourself.The question we need to ask as African,what we have achieved since our independence last century ? The sad answer is almost

Which imperialistic European state was most successful in the Scramble for Africa? What do its colonies look like today?

The British by a mile. The British got the jump on the rest of the world with the industrial revolution. Germany and France were playing catchup and the Austro-Hungarian empire and Russia never did catch up. I sometimes think the British Empire would be better termed

What would have happened if another nation had colonized India besides the British Empire?

if china completely took over india, they would .have lost india to the middle east and the middle east would make bhuddism obsolete. england wouldn't have imported cotton which would slow it's financial progress which would make the colonization of america less likely. DJ Trump wouldn't exist

How did almost all of Africa become European colonies?

The whole of Africa was rich in mineral resources. This attracted the European nations and Europeans came to Africa. They came to Africa hoping to establish plantation and mines to produce crops and minerals for export to Europe.But there was an unexpected problem - shortage of labour willing to work for wages, as most

How would Africa be different today if the legacy of European colonialism was far lesser?

Hindsight is always 20/20, and I will not pretend to know what Africa would have become, although I often wonder. In any event it could not be worse, although Europeans will argue that they brought culture and knowledge: both very subjective! The Europeans also stifled Sub-Saharan African development, insofar that local people in Cameroon, the example that

How would Africa and South America have developed had those lands not been conquered or colonised?

It's really hard to know. Both Africa and South America have a long history of local populations moving about and interacting, including colonizing and conquering. The entire planet has. You could make it up and not be wrong.Africa's primary limitation has been the malaria belt and the regular drought

Would African countries be better off if they were still ruled by colonial powers?

I don't think it would have made much of a difference really in most places. The colonial powers left Africa when they figured out that they could still run Africa and leave trusted locals in charge.There are places like Uganda that were disaster areas, but the economic level of Kenya and Tanzania would be

What if the European countries never colonized any country/continent?

Most of European development and its very survival depended on trade in precious goods ranging from minerals to food. By controlling the source of these goods they managed to cover their own depleting sources and finance advancement and wars that have been a trade mark of Europe.

Were the Chinese ever colonized?

they were not fully colonised although the British did gain Hong Kong from them in the opium wars, Portugal took Macau, there was a small city area split between the powers of Europe and Japan took Manchuria, Taiwan and various other parts, other than that, nothing (Japan colonised

Should countries in Africa be based on ethnic boundaries instead of old European colonial ones?

Switzerland works quite well despite not being part of France, Germany, Italy in parts. The issue depends on the country; some ethnic groups desperately want independence and a nation-state (Biafra) and some don't. It isn't just ethnic identity but historical reasons people cohere or don't. Sometimes geography makes the most sense instead.

How would Vietnam be different if it had been colonized by Russia instead of the French?

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Why did Canada remained a colony of Britain while America declared independence?

Why did Canada remained a colony of Britain while America declared independence?Quite simple really. The people of what became Canada were happy with their lot as a colony.The Quebeqoise were happy that they were going to be looked after, and allowed to stay with

What would happen if India had been colonized by Germany?

Asit Dhal's answer is a good one. For whatever it's worth, I'll add my thoughts.My feeling is that

What if Rome had colonized the New World?

I'm inclined to agree with everyone else that it would have been prohibitively difficult. Moreover, a northerly course (Northern Europe to Newfoundland, like the Vikings) wouldn't have given them anything attractive to work with. But let's say for the sake of argument

What if the Philippines had never been colonised either by Spain or the United States?

I'll go with the never been invaded by Europeans/Americans route.There will be no Philippines. There is probably a country somewhere in Luzon, Visayas or Mindanao but not as a whole e.g Region 3, MIMAROPA and CALABARZON plus NCR as one country.Some

How did Europeans colonized India?

What you need to realise is that Nationalism, the (mistaken) idea that local government is always better, came later. The 'Europeans' were just another bunch of bosses as far as the Indian people were concerned and, often, better and fairer rulers than the alternatives. Look at it with eyes of the time, not of today. Hong Kong will

Which countries did Italy colonize?

Libya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Albania, a part of the Chinese city of Tientsin and several Greek islands.These were the possessions of Italy as a united Kingdom.Furthermore, the Italian states had colonies of their own. Genoa and Venice had colonies throughout the Mediterranean.

How was it when the British colonized India?

India's pre-colonial history features rich religious and cultural diversity. This diversity comes from the many invading armies, traders and immigrants who brought elements of their own cultures to India.Political SituationBabar (1482-1530), a Turkish-Mongol prince from Afghanistan and the founder of the Mogul Empire, invaded India in 1526. His grandson Akbar (1542-1605) was the greatest of the Mogul emperors

How would the political & economic conditions of India have been today had it not been invaded by Mughals and not been colonized by the British?

Then we would have our India in a primitive and rather technologically backward state. Specially, British came with western philosophy, modern outlook and technologically advanced idea. Modern engineering marvels as Howrah bridge, roads, Victoria memorial, Indian railway are major contribution

What would the world look like if colonisation had never taken place by any European nation?

Well, the obvious answer to this would be that the Americas and Africa would remain untouched by Europe and Asia for hundreds of years, and it would only be later that these continents would be discovered.However, I believe that even if Europe didn't colonize the world, then some other country

Who were the colonizers of Africa?

Lazy and greedy pigs of the caves of the caucuss mountains, evil creatures living with baths and pigs, heartless and no humanity or morality and he is called european.