Asante was an important empire developing during the slave trade era. Centered on Kumasi, Asante was between the coast and the inland Hausa and Mande trading regions. Under Oyoko clan the empire gained access to firearms after 1650 and began to centralize and expand. Osei Tutu became the supreme civil and military leader. By 1700 the Dutch along the coast were dealing directly with the new power.Through control of gold producing regions and slaves the empire remained dominant until the…

The Asante gained access to firearms after 1650 and began centralizing and expanding.

Original caption: "Coomassie." Depicts Kumasi, capital of the Ashanti region of Ghana; site of skirmishes during wars between Great Britain and Ashanti (AKA Asante) Empire during the 19th century. Image published: 1901. This Day in History: Apr 23, 1873: The second Ashanti War breaks out in Africa http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Medieval Kumasi, capital of the Ashanti Kingdom, Ghana, west Africa

, the king of the Ashanti Empire and, because they control much of the gold and cocoa in Ghana, one of the most powerful tribal chiefs in West Africa. You can visit

, the king of the Ashanti Empire and, because they control much of the gold and cocoa in Ghana, one of the most powerful tribal chiefs in West Africa.

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Yaa Asantewaa - appointed queen mother of Ejisu of the Ashanti Empire. She led the 1900 Ashanti rebellion known as the War of the Golden Stool against British colonialism. Colonialism was WAR on Africans.

1930s Ghana: A young King Otumfuo Osei Agyeman Prempeh II, King of Asante, 1931- 1970. In 1931, the year of his installation, he imme­diately began to work for the restoration of Asante Confederacy, which was accomplished in 1935. Accordingly his status was raised from that of Kumasihene to Asantehene. This was one of his greatest achievements. During his reign he managed to get large parts of Asante lands, which had been taken over by the British restored to the Golden Stool (more at link).

King of Asante, 1931- 1970

Ghana: A young King Otumfuo Osei Agyeman Prempeh II, King of Asante, 1931 - 1970

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…

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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

Ashanti Empire - Wikipedia

Ashanti Empire - Wikipedia

Ashanti Empire - Wikipedia

Asanteman traditional priest of the Ashanti in performing an Akan religious ceremony, Visual Art by Jules Gros.

Ashanti Empire - Wikipedia

Ashanti Empire - Wikipedia

Ashanti Empire - Wikipedia

Ashanti Empire - Wikipedia

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