The Ashanti Empire was in a perpetual state of conflict during the late 18th century and early 19th century as it sought to expand its territory. While the Fante were its primary threat in taking territory, the end resultThe Ashanti Empire was in a perpetual state of conflict during the late 18th century and early 19th century as it sought to expand its territory. While the Fante were its primary threat in taking territory, the end result of the Ga-Fante War in 1811 saw Fante ally the…

The Ashanti Empire was in a perpetual state of conflict during the late 18th century and early 19th century as it sought to expand its territory. While the Fante were its primary threat in taking territory, the end resultThe Ashanti Empire was in a perpetual state of conflict during the late 18th century and early 19th century as it sought to expand its territory. While the Fante were its primary threat in taking territory, the end result of the Ga-Fante War in 1811 saw Fante ally the…

Queen Mother Nana Yaa Asantewaa of West Africa's Ashanti Empire:  for great African documentaries visit: www.smilandtalk.com

Queen Mother Nana Yaa Asantewaa of West Africa's Ashanti Empire: for great African documentaries visit: www.smilandtalk.com

The Ashanti Empire's wars with other kingdoms during the early 19th century paved the road to the Anglo-Ashanti Wars. The kingdoms the Ashanti often battled were allied with European colonial superpowers of the period. It shouldThe Ashanti Empire’s wars with other kingdoms during the early 19th century paved the road to the Anglo-Ashanti Wars. The kingdoms the Ashanti often battled were allied with European colonial superpowers of the period. It should be noted that these alliances existed…

The Ashanti Empire's wars with other kingdoms during the early 19th century paved the road to the Anglo-Ashanti Wars. The kingdoms the Ashanti often battled were allied with European colonial superpowers of the period. It shouldThe Ashanti Empire’s wars with other kingdoms during the early 19th century paved the road to the Anglo-Ashanti Wars. The kingdoms the Ashanti often battled were allied with European colonial superpowers of the period. It should be noted that these alliances existed…

Yaa Asantewaa (c. 1840–17 October 1921) (pronounced YAA A-san-TE-WAA) was appointed queen mother of Ejisu in the Ashanti Empire—now part of modern-day Ghana—by her brother Nana Akwasi Afrane Okpese, the Ejisuhene—or ruler of Ejisu. In 1900, she led the Ashanti rebellion known as the War of the Golden Stool, also known as the Yaa Asantewaa war, against British colonialism. Yaa Asantewaa was captured and was exiled on the island of seychelles, together with Nana Prempeh 1. She was not…

Yaa Asantewaa (c. 1840–17 October 1921) (pronounced YAA A-san-TE-WAA) was appointed queen mother of Ejisu in the Ashanti Empire—now part of modern-day Ghana—by her brother Nana Akwasi Afrane Okpese, the Ejisuhene—or ruler of Ejisu. In 1900, she led the Ashanti rebellion known as the War of the Golden Stool, also known as the Yaa Asantewaa war, against British colonialism. Yaa Asantewaa was captured and was exiled on the island of seychelles, together with Nana Prempeh 1. She was not…

Black History Heroes: Queen Mother Nana Yaa Asantewaa of West Africa's Ashanti Empire (1863-October 1923)

Black History Heroes: Queen Mother Nana Yaa Asantewaa of West Africa's Ashanti Empire (1863-October 1923)

Black History Heroes: Queen Mother Nana Yaa Asantewaa of West Africa's Ashanti Empire

Black History Heroes: Queen Mother Nana Yaa Asantewaa of West Africa's Ashanti Empire

Queen Mother Nana Yaa Asantewaa of Ashanti Empire (1863-1923) "...leaders would not sit down to see their King taken away without firing a shot. No white man could have dared to speak to a leader of the Ashanti in the way the Governor spoke to you this morning...I cannot believe it...if you the men of Ashanti will not go forward, then we will. We the women will. I shall call upon my fellow women. We will fight the white men. We will fight till the last of us falls in the battlefields."

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