British protectorate in Ashanti (Ghana) proclaimed

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Historical Context Note

The British proclaim a protectorate over the Kingdom of Ashanti (in modern-day Ghana), after Francis Scott has taken their capital Kumasi and imprisoned the king, Prempeh.
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Editors. "British protectorate in Ashanti (Ghana) proclaimed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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