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CULTURE

History- After Being Beheaded In 1848 By Ashantis, Rare Photo Of Sir Charles Maccarthy Emerges

At the battle of Nsamankow, the commander of the British Sir Charles McCarthy who was confident of winning the battle lost and committed suicide on 21st January 1824.He was subsequently beheaded by the Ashantis and his head used to develop a charm.

  1 year ago ago
History- After Being Beheaded In 1848 By Ashantis, Rare Photo Of Sir Charles Maccarthy Emerges

POLITICS

Know how the 80 years battle between British and Ashanti empire started and ended

The British(anglo) -Ashanti Wars (1820 -1900)were five conflicts that occurred between the Ashanti Empire and the British Empire and which ultimately resulted in the Ashanti Empire being incorporated into the British Gold Coast Colony (now the nation of Ghana). 1. The Battle of Nsamankow In 1820s, the British decided to support the Fante against Ashanti raids from inland. Economic and social friction played their part in the causes for the outbreak of violence. The immediate cause of the war happened

  2 years ago ago
Know how the 80 years battle between  British and Ashanti empire started and ended

POLITICS

How Asantemane defeated and beheaded Sir Charles McCarthy in the Battle of Nsamankow.

Friday January 22, 2021marked exactly one hundred and ninety seven (197)years when the Ashantis defeated the British in the Battle of Nsamankow as part of the first Anglo-Ashanti War in a series of Wars between the two Empires. The British Governor, Charles McCarthy was killed. Anokwa! Akɔm ati kɔ. Nkanee anka..... It all started when an exchange of words arose between an Asante trader and a policeman, the abusive words altered by the policeman was reported to the Asantehene Osei Tutu Kwame Asibey Bonsu.

  1 year ago ago
How Asantemane defeated and beheaded Sir Charles McCarthy in the Battle of Nsamankow.

MILITARY

The Battle Of Nsamankow: A History Of Military Misjudgment, Incompetence And Cowardice

“It appears evident that though they have been blustering and threatening our forts without any just cause since last August, they were not prepared for war but depended solely upon the terror of their name to bring us to seek a compromise”– Sir Charles McCarthy; – letter to Earl Bathurst April 1823  camped by a tributary of the River Pra with only 60ft water separating the two armies, McCarthy instructed his army to play “God Save The King” loudly. The Ashanti’s responded by beating their wa

  2 years ago ago
The Battle Of Nsamankow: A History Of Military Misjudgment, Incompetence And Cowardice