Ivory Coast Timeline

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The french landed on Assini (Southern ivorian coast)

1637

French trading posts were established along the colony

1830

French government launched an intensive exploration for West Africa.

1842

Franco-Prussian war led the French out of the West African forts

1870 - 1871

European Powers established an influence on Africa for European countries

1885

Samori Touré wanted to construct a kingdom across Sahel and some Côte d'Ivoire

1890 - 1900

Ivory Coast became a french colony

1893

Sub their governors to the governor of Senegal, who became governor general.

1895

France grouped Côte d'Ivoire with other African West colonies

1895

Changes of political unit and organization in West Africa

1904

Decreasment of antagonism

1937

Strong opposition to the French colonial administration had emerged

1940

Strong opposition to the French colonial administration had emerged

1940