British suppress rising of Ashanti

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Historical Context Note

This was the final war between the British Imperial government and the Empire of Ashanti. While the British were able to suppress the uprising, and did annex the Ashanti into the Empire, the Ashanti continued to rule themselves with little regard for the colonial power.

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Editors. "British suppress rising of Ashanti". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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