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There were Self-Governing colonies, colonies with representative councils (controlled some of their own legislative issues), colonies with nominated councils (mostly governor-appointed councils), and colonies ruled directly by a governor.

There were also Protectorates, mandates, and Dominions controlled by European nations in Africa.

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Some Africans were forced to work on plantations or in mines run by Europeans. The money they earned went to pay taxes to the colonial government

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They took over their countries and took their resources

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By defeating them, either by force or briebing them with money

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How did colonial powers maximize communication with and the control of native peoples?

They taught the native peoples their own language and insisted on its use in all official activities.

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The waterways connected settlements, distributed goods and people throughout the area. Because of this, control over a significant waterway increased the colonial power's economic and military strength .

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