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History Topics - Form Three

TOPIC 1: Establishment Of Colonialism

 

  1. Scramble for and Partition of Africa

    • explain the meaning of scramble for and partition of Africa

    • Assess the causes of the scramble for Africa leading to the partition

    • Explain why areas in Africa experienced more intensive scramble than others

    • Assess the impact of the scramble for and partition of Africa

  2. The Berlin Conference (1884-1885)

    • Explain the events leading to the Berlin conference (1884/85)

    • Evaluate the resolutions of the Berlin conference

    • Assess the significance of the Berlin conference to Africa

  3. Establishment of Colonial Control/Rule

    • Explain the concept of colonialism

    • Explain the tactics used to impose colonial control /rule in Africa

  4. African Reactions to Colonial Rule

    • Explain the meaning of African reactions to colonial rule

    • Explain the various form of African reactions

    • Account for the causes of and reasons for the different African reactions

    • Assess the factors which determined the nature of African reactions

 

TOPIC 2: Colonial Administrative System

 

  1. Direct Rule, Indirect Rule, Assimilation and Association

    • Explain the concept of direct rule, indirect rule, assimilation and association

    • Appraise the motive for the application of various colonial administrative systems

    • Analyse the similarities and differences of the colonial administrative systems

    • Evaluate the strengths, weaknesses and impact of the colonial administrative systems on Africa

  2. Colonial Military and Colonial Legal Institutions

    • Explain the meaning of colonial military and colonial legal institutions

    • Analyse critically the functions of each colonial military and colonial legal institutions

 

TOPIC 3: Colonial Economy

 

  1. Establishment of Colonial Economy

    • Explain the meaning and objectives of colonial economy

    • Analyse critically the tactics used to establish colonial economy

  2. Sectors of Colonial Economy

    • Identify the various sectors of colonial economy

    • Explain the features of each sector of the colonial economy

    • Assess the impact of the establishment of various sectors of colonial economy on Africa

  3. Colonial Labour

    • Explain the concept of colonial labour

    • Analyse the tactics used to create colonial labour

    • analyse the types of colonial labour

    • Assess the impact of the establishment of colonial labour to African societies

 

TOPIC 4: Colonial Social Services

 

  1. Colonial Education

    • Analyse the objectives of colonial education

    • Analyse the features of colonial education

    • Assess the impact of colonial education on African societies

  2. Colonial Health Services

    • Analyse the objectives of colonial health services

  3. Provision of Water and Housing Services during the Colonial Era

    • Explain the motive for the provision of colonial water and housing services

    • Analyse the distribution pattern of water and housing services

    • Assess the impact of the provision of colonial water and housing services on African societies

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