Wars Hut Tax War оf 1898 The Temne people are from Sierra leone Chief Bai Bureh

started a war against the British colonist because they were overtaxing the Temne people. The British colonist decided to tax the civilians depending on the size of their huts. The military governor Colonel Frederic Carthew, claimed that this was to pay for the privilege of having a British administration. (Unknown.2013). The Chief Bai Bureh was 60 years old at the time when he declared war he was the “top warrior оf Northern Sierra Leone”( Unknown.2013). The war was very intense and a lot of British soldiers lost their lives. Sir Frederic Cardew the British Governor for Sierra Leone decided to offer £100 for the capture of Bai Bureh and Bai Bureh in a rebuttal offered £500 for the capture of the Governor. Bai Bureh was eventually captured an exiled to the Gold coast and many of his men were hanged. (Unknown.2013) The Anglo Ashante war Europe carved up africa not forgetting their gold coast for colonial-economic interest .They tried to bribe the Ashante Empire with treaties of “friendship in 1817 and open trade” (Warfare History blog, 2013). European countries sold them antique guns and ammunition , the Ashante empire accepted many riffles to equip their armies but they had bad aim and their weapons were always out of date compared to the European armies . Even with these set backs they were still able to defeat many British armies that rose against them, in 1824 they were victorious against the British army in the Pra river that was led by Sir Charles McCarthy. Mr McCarthy believed that he had the upper hand because he was numerically larger but the Ashante’s ambush strategies got them to victory. (Warfare History blog, 2013) What was collected in the industrial revolution? Coal was a major factor into the transition into the industrial revolution “Britain was very fortunate to have plenty that could be easily mined.”( BBC,2013).This allowed Britain to have easy access to fuel helping them to push through into this new age. Most of the mines were located near the sea this meant that it was easy to transport the coal in land because of the nearby ports. The demand for this mineral led to deeper mines, this had the increase risk of flooding. (BBC, 2013). Inventors Thomas Edison invented the incandescent light bulb 1879, he had many inventions but his most memorable are the phonograph, the light bulb , the kinetographic Camera.( Business Insider,2013). Rudolf Diesel patents the diesel engine although it nearly killed him in one of his attempts to ignite his invention he was finally successful in igniting the fuel without causing a flame. Rudolf Diesel also worked in many other projects from the solar-powered air engine to heat engines.(M,Bellis 2013).

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