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Christina Karls's presentation on colonial history of Cambodia

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  1. 1. Cambodia <ul><li>Christina Karls </li></ul>
  2. 2. Why colonize Cambodia? <ul><li>The Mekong is a gateway to China </li></ul><ul><li>Increase control over the Indochina </li></ul>
  3. 3. When Was Cambodia Colonized? <ul><li>1863 by the French </li></ul>
  4. 4. Who Initiated It? <ul><li>Napoleon III initiated it, he was the ruler of France at the time. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Effects <ul><li>French protected the Cambodians </li></ul><ul><li>It ended up being a bad idea because they took control of pretty much everything. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Benefits and Drawbacks for Colonizer <ul><li>They had a better trade route and more land that was theirs in SE Asia. </li></ul><ul><li>Not much draw backs </li></ul>
  7. 7. Benefits and Drawbacks for Cambodians <ul><li>They were controlled and couldn’t do what they wanted. </li></ul><ul><li>They were protected. </li></ul>
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