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

Could we colonize Earth?

[Answering my own question]I'm always envisioning the first missions as one-way missions. There is little point and a huge risk of contamination involved in bringing stuff back from this Twin, and the cost and technical difficulty would be beyond our reach. I know one-way is often translated as suicide,

What will happen if we found another new world continent?

It would depend on what kind of people populate this new continent. If they aren't living by modern means and aren't numerous, which is implied by your question, then yes, powerful nations would think it an opportunity for natural riches and new territory, and whoever ‘discovered' this place would have their country

Is there any possibility that the aliens are also living on Earth like humans?

Is there any possibility that the aliens are also living on Earth like humans?It is not only possible, there is strong evidence to support such an assertion. Of course the aliens are pretty good at blending in. There are however some tell tale signs that the observant alien watcher learns to pick out. Examples include:It's hard to get skin

Is it possible that aliens embryonically colonized earth?

The nature of life on Earth is understood as demonstrating the indigenous origins of life on Earth. The human species can easily trace its relationship to any number of earlier extinct forms and other extant species, with no obvious breaks. We have a fossil record that dates

Who colonized all but 2 African countries?

The Belgians, Portuguese, Spanish, Germans, French, British, Dutch, the Ottoman Empire(Turkish) and Italians all colonized Africa.

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

When did colonization end in South Africa?

In 1994, with the fall of Apartheid. But it's history makes it more complex than that. After the Anglo-Boer War, the British unified the regions into one self-governing Republic ruled by a minority white population (of Boers). That Republic established Apartheid and pulled out of the

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

If British had not colonized India, would It be a Muslim nation now?

India was never a unified state before 20th century under one flag.During the 18th century, the Mughal Empire gradually fragmented into a number of independent regional states.It may be divided into three overlapping groups:States that were old Mughal provinces like Awadh, Bengal, and Hyderabad. Although extremely powerful and quite independent, the Muslim rulers of

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

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

Was colonization on the whole good for Africa?

I happen to think it was a bad thing for Africans and a bad thing for the rest of the worldBefore colonization of Africa the majority of Africans were still pretty much living a hunter gatherer lifestyle in an untouched and pristine

What would the world look like today if the Africans had colonized the world instead of Europeans?

From my understanding of history, Africans did in fact ‘colonize' the world in the past, as the OOA theory shows Africans migrated to all parts of the world. But to be honest, I don't think Africans would have tried to conquer outside nations

Would India be a superpower today if the British never colonized India?

India was approximately 500 kingdoms after the Mughal Empire disintegrated after Aurangzeb. The East India Company (yes, a trading organization) and then the Raj (the Crown) united the entire subcontinent for the first time: from the Himalayas in the North to the tip of the peninsula in the south,

What would the Middle East look like today, without any intervention from European powers or colonization?

Answering this question is very hard and takes into consideration alot of factors. However I believe that political and economic corruption is inevitable but the only difference is that it is not sponsored by the West.Let's consider that Turkey didn't experience a secular revolution, or that Western business companies did not exert any type

How would the Americas look today if the Europeans never came to colonize?

If the Americas had not been so colonized, or-perhaps more plausibly-if European colonization had been limited to the fringes of the continents concerned, in the islands of the Caribbean and so on, I suspect these continents would have looked much like sub-Saharan Africa. Here, though the substantial indigenous populations may have been less technologically advanced than their

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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Is there any country which has never been colonised or invaded?

Every single nation on earth has been invaded.Only two countries have never been fully colonized by an external party.1.) Thailand. Never been colonized under European or a foreign Asian power.2.) Ethiopia. Never fully colonized by a European or foreign African nation. In WW2 Ethiopia was under Italian occupation in the hopes of being colonized, but the Italians didn't succeed.

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

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

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

What would happen if The Ottoman Empire had colonized India?

I will assume it is during their empires height in the late 1800's when everyone else is using imperialism.Their policies would probably lead to a greater muslim population, as well as more turkish architecture. It could potentially lead to a difference in the outcome of WWI, though I don't know enough about it to say

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

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What would happen if Brazil had been colonized by England?

Brazilians would speak English and have a thriving tea growing industry.By now Brazil would be a solid democracy. A leading member of the Commonwealth, possibly with good ties to India.Brazil would have been more active in the World Wars, providing troops recognised

Should European recolonise Africa?

The road to hell is paved with good intentions. No, no recolonization, but to many Africans,it doesn't really matter as in many countries, locals tend to think the colonization by their own ilk is worse than the when they were under Western colonialists. Some

What if Germany or maybe even France would have colonized India?

I can't speak for Germany but France had already colonized parts of India (the union territory of Puducherry)Compared to the British-colonized India, French India was much better organized, with roads that cut at right angles (you can see this on a map).Every road in old Puducherry

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 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 if the British never colonized America?

For the question of what would have happened if the British never colonized America to be answer, the reason why Britain never colonized America would have to be explained. England (and also, to similar if lesser extent, Scotland), were relatively wealthy and technologically advanced countries on the western