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Imperialism in Madagascar.

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leilah cisneros

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By Leilah &Jose. Imperialism in Madagascar. How the French influenced Madagascar politically, socially, and culturally. The island was first known to the Europeans after being sighted in 1500 by a Portuguese ship on the route to India, but not until later that In the 17th century Portuguese missionaries try to bring to the Malagasy the news of Christianity, and both Britain and France attempt to establish settlement. Madagascar had no human inhabitants until about 2,500 years ago, when immigrants came, from East African coast. This Mob of immigration continued for at least 1,000 years, and there was also an influx of African peoples. Furthermore, immigrants from Africa, Arabia, and the Persian Gulf and later from Europe, India, and China did little more than supplement settled population. Brief History of Madagascar before it was taken over. A positive effect was the fact that a very limited number of Africans were offered a western education. The official languages are Malagasy and French
In 1989, Madagascar’s government began a policy of encouraging foreign companies to build industrial plants there, and most foreign trade is with France. European country that controlled Madagascar Madagascar has been controlledby the french since 1885.The literacy rates were low and infant mortality rates were very high in Africa and other colonized countries. Also, industrialization and civilization in general were almost nonexistent in Africa at the time. Dates under it's imperial control Madagascar was established by military force in (1895-1896)
1896- French parliament voted to annex Madagascar.
1865 & 1868 - treaties are signed with England and France respectively.
December 1894 - France invades Madagascar and takes the captial Tana on October 1, 1895. France loses only 20 men in battle during the campaign but more than 6,000 to disease. Positive and negative impact of imperialism in Madagascar. How the people of Madagascar resisted against the control of France, Why The french took over Madagascar. Form of imperialism used to control Madagascar. When and how Madagascar regained Independence. Madagascar gained independence from France in the wake of decolonization. After a brief de facto protectorate period beginning in 1885 the island became a full formal French protectorate in 1890 then a colony in 1896 making Madagascar gain full independence. Some negative effects were that the literacy rates were low and infant mortality rates were very high in Africa and other colonized countries. Also, industrialization and civilization in general were almost nonexistent in Africa at the time. Madagascar The people of Madagascar resisted, vying for their own land, and in 1946, became an overseas territory of France. There was more fighting and over 11,000 people were killed in an unsuccessful rebellion against the French in 1947. Finally, in 1958, France’s overseas territories voted on the question of independence, and the Malagasy Republic came about, completely independent in 1960. The whole country was completely under rule. For Madagascar's resources.
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