British protectorate in Ashanti (Ghana) proclaimed (26 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "British protectorate in Ashanti (Ghana) proclaimed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=19195, accessed 04 December 2016.]