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  Gold Coast (British colony) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gold Coast was a British colony on the Gulf of Guinea in west Africa.
Gold Coast had long been a name for the region used by Europeans, due to the large gold resources to be found in the area.
In 1946, British Togoland, the Ashanti protectorate, and the Fante protectorate were merged with the Gold Coast to create one colony, usually referred to as the Gold Coast.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gold_Coast_(British_colony)   (180 words)

 Gold Coast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gold Coast is a popular name for various areas and cities around the world which are located along the coast of an ocean or some other significant body of water.
Gold Coast, California, the central California coast from Monterey to Ventura.
The Orange Coast of Orange County, California is sometimes described as a Gold Coast.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gold_Coast   (392 words)

 British Empire: The Map Room: Africa: Gold Coast
The most aggressive were the Dutch, who from the end of the 16th century sought to oust the Portuguese from the Gold Coast, and in whose favor the Portuguese did finally withdraw in 1642, in return for the withdrawal on the part of the Dutch of their claims to Brazil.
At this period, however, the home government, disgusted with the Gold Coast by reason of the perpetual disturbances in the protectorate and the trouble it occasioned, determined to abandon the settlements, and sent instructions for the forts to be destroyed and the Europeans brought home.
The jurisdiction of England on the Gold Coast was defined by the bond of the 6th of March 1844, an agreement with the native chiefs by which they and the crown received the right of trying criminals, repressing human sacrifice and other practices.
www.britishempire.co.uk /maproom/goldcoast.htm   (920 words)

 Gold Coast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The British, who from about 1660 were the chief competitors of the Dutch, greatly increased their involvement in the Gold Coast after 1850.
The British developed the infrastructure of the colony in an effort to lure British private investments to the area.Ghana is located on the Gulf of Guinea of the Atlantic Ocean.
It is bounded on the west by the Ivory Coast, on the north by Burkina Faso, and on the east by Togo.
home.planet.nl /~bakk4502/African_Stamps/england/goldcoast.htm   (158 words)

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The Gold Coast pavilion was the only one at Wembley designed by a woman—Decima Moore, a famous 19th century stage actress who was married to the governor of the Gold Coast.
Other items of note in the pavilion included an executioner's hat made of deerskin and decorated with gold and deer's tails; a collection of ornate scales for weighing gold dust (the currency of choice of the Ashanti in the days before "progress"); and a large display of mineral wealth including gold, diamonds and manganese.
Although agricultural exhibits are rarely gripping stuff, the Gold Coast Pavilion showed in miniature the peasant proprietor system developed over the years, with the work divided democratically.
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 flag of Gold Coast (British Ghana, 1877-1957) flags, Fahnen, Flaggen, FOTW bei Nationalflaggen.de   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The none-too imaginative British had the same badge for all their minor West African possessions: Identical flags were granted to Gambia and Sierra Leone, differing only by having the initials "G." and "S.L.", instead of "G.C."
Gold Coast and Gambia were granted arms in 1957 and 1964 respectively, in preparation for independence.
Barraclough [bar71] writes that Ghana became the self-governing dominion of Ghana on 6 March 1957, and I assume that the GG flag was granted that date.
www.nationalflaggen.de /flags-of-the-world/flags/gh_col.html   (207 words)

Formed from the merger of the British colony of the Gold Coast and the Togoland[?] trust territory, Ghana in 1957 became the first country in colonial Africa to gain its independence.
A long series of coups resulted in the suspension of the constitution in 1981 and the banning of political parties.
Gold, timber, and cocoa production are major sources of foreign exchange.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/gh/Ghana.html   (199 words)

 Ghana - Britain and the Gold Coast: The Early Years
Two major factors laid the foundations of British rule and the eventual establishment of a colony on the Gold Coast: British reaction to the Asante wars and the resulting instability and disruption of trade, and Britain's increasing preoccupation with the suppression and elimination of the slave trade.
Local British, Dutch, and Danish authorities were all forced to come to terms with Asante, and in 1817 the African Company of Merchants signed a treaty of friendship that recognized Asante claims to sovereignty over large areas of the coast and its peoples.
When the British government allowed control of the Gold Coast settlements to revert to the British African Company of Merchants in the late 1820s, relations with Asante were still problematic.
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 New Catholic Dictionary: archdiocese of Cape Coast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Established as the prefecture Apostolic of Gold Coast, British West Africa, 27 September 1879.
Comprised the British Gold Coast Colony; entrusted to the African Missions of Lyons.
Elevated to the archdiocese of Cape Coast, Ghana on 18 April 1950.
www.catholic-forum.com /SAINTS/ncd03633.htm   (47 words)

 Gold Coast: British Colony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The British ruled the Gold Coast from 1874 till 1957 when the natives fought for and gained their independence.
Initially, the British tried to rule the natives by themselves but by 1916 under the rule of the Governor, Sir Hugh Clifford, they had decided to include some educated Africans.
The Gold Coast only gained her independence after political parties which were based in the Gold Coast were formed.
www.mtholyoke.edu /~abaksmat/colonial.htm   (333 words)

 Colonial History of Marine Fishing and Property Rights in Ghana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The first British ship reached the shores of what is now Ghana in 1553, opening a long history between England and that part of the world.
The British Colony at Cape Coast was eventually established in 1874 by way of the local judicial system.
For those Africans living near the castle, the British court system was less complicated and less expensive than the court of the chiefs, and for this reason, British law caught on quickly among the coastal Fanti.
globetrotter.berkeley.edu /macarthur/marine/papers/walker-2.html   (563 words)

 Gold coast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The cities of sister of the coast of gold are:.
Reception to the TAFE institute - institute of the coast of gold of the coast of gold…
The News Of the Bulletin Of the Coast Of Gold
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 WHKMLA : Dutch Trade on the Gold Coast
The Gold Coast forts were important for the trade in both gold and African slaves, the latter a factor of growing importance due to the Caribbean sugar boom.
In 1717/1725 the GWIC acquired Brandenburg's property and claims on the Gold Coast by purchase.
In 1872, the Netherlands ceded (sold) it's property and claims on the Gold Coast to Britain, in return for Britain conceding the Sultanate of Aceh to the Netherlands (Sumatra Treatise).
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/westafrica/gcdut.html   (739 words)

 British Trade on the Gold Coast, until 1815
On the Gold Coast, the English were latecomers.
Throughout the 18th century, the Dutch remained the dominant European trading nation on the Gold Coast.
The 1807 ban on the slave trade hurt it significantly; in 1821 her charter was revoked.
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/westafrica/gcbrit.html   (298 words)

 Gold Coast Accommodation - Apartments, Resorts, Hotels, Real Estate, Car Hire - Info Link
Welcome to the Gold Coast, With nearly 60 kilometres of sun drenched beaches, ideal for surfing and sun bathing the Gold Coast is one of Queensland's most dynamic cities with around 300 sunny days annually.
At Gold Coast Info Link we believe in trying to make it easy for visitors to find exactly what they are looking for, our directory features leading local Gold Coast businesses including accommodation, real estate, shopping, car rental, limousine hire, boating, arts, entertainment, restaurants, nightclubs, travel, finance, health and beauty.
Gold Coast Info Link dot com lists a huge selection of many Gold Coast businesses that are just a mouse click away.
www.goldcoastinfolink.com   (389 words)

 British Pair Take out Gold Coast Half Ironman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Both are based on the Gold Coast and currently preparing for a Commonwealth Games berth at St Kilda in two weeks time.
Staged at the beautiful Coomera Waters Village and Resort, north of the Gold Coast, the Cannibal Gold Coast Half Ironman was greeted with idyllic conditions as over 660 starters attempted to gain one of the 120 qualifying slots for the 2006 Snap Ironman Australia triathlon on April 2.
After the race from the medical tent where she received treatment for both feet that were torn to shreds Blatchford admitted that today’s event was more of a hard training day for her in the lead up to the Commonwealth Games seletion race, where she is hoping to qualify.
www.usmevents.com.au /home/BritishPairTakeoutGoldCoastHalfIronman.htm   (797 words)

 Gold Coast British Sports Car Club
The Gold Coast British Sports Car Club exists for the enjoyment of vintage British car enthusiasts located in South Florida.
The Gold Coast British Sports Car Club meets monthly at local restaurants to exchange ideas, socialize, and plan upcoming events.
The folks you meet through the Gold Coast British Sports Car Club are the very best benefit of membership in this club.
goldcoastbritcar.org /index.html   (119 words)

 Backpacker Wizard Presents The British Arms Hostel in Gold Coast, Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
British Arms backpackers is located in Surfers Paradise right across from Surfers Beach.
Situated on the Gold Coast's busiest marina there is always plenty of water sports to book at our very own travel centre.
Theme parks are a must when visiting the Gold Coast and our staff are able to book your tickets at discount rates and even arrange your transportation!
www.hostels.com /en/availability.php/HostelNumber.13728   (235 words)

 Ghana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
13 Jan 1850 Colony of the Gold Coast
24 Jul 1874 Gold Coast colony with Lagos.
15 Jan 1701 Prussian Gold Coast settlements (Ft. Dorothea [Accada] a secondary fort).
www.vdiest.nl /Africa/ghana.htm   (499 words)

 Bibliography: The Gold Coast
The Gold Coast (1988, Tor, 0812552393, $3.95, 389pp, pb)
The Gold Coast (1989, Orbit, 0708882951, L3.99, 389pp, pb)
The Gold Coast (1995, Tor/Orb, 0312890370, $13.95, 389pp, tp) Cover: Tony Roberts
isfdb.tamu.edu /cgi-bin/title.cgi?1856   (138 words)

 Gold Coast Mail
The Gold Coast city council is seeking community...
WHEN Rob Molhoek contests the Gold Coast mayoralty his ticket will be apolitical — no party political affiliation, because in his carefully...
LOVE, jealousy, passion: the air was thick with thwarted desires, dejected suitors at a recent Gold Coast gathering of wannabe romance writers...
www.goldcoastmail.com.au   (438 words)

 Gold Coast (Africa)
Former name for Ghana, but historically the west coast of Africa from Cape Three Points to the Volta River, where alluvial gold is washed down.
Portuguese and French navigators visited this coast in the 14th century, and a British trading settlement developed into the colony of the Gold Coast in 1618.
With its dependencies of Ashanti and Northern Territories plus the trusteeship territory of Togoland, it became Ghana in 1957.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0003983.html   (254 words)

 Gold Coast & Albert Genealogical Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The British Vital Records Indexes, second edition, European Vital Records which include millions of records, also Indexes to some 1851 census records are available on CD.
Gold Coast Bulletin Index Sept 97 to Mar 98.............$14
Gold Coast Bulletin Index Mar 98 to Sept 98.............$14
members.ozemail.com.au /~annmorse/nerang.html   (694 words)

 Find in a Library: The Gold Coast; a survey of the Gold Coast and British Togoland, 1919-1951,
Find in a Library: The Gold Coast; a survey of the Gold Coast and British Togoland, 1919-1951,
The Gold Coast; a survey of the Gold Coast and British Togoland, 1919-1951,
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
www.worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/cd9ce4889ee4e0e9.html   (86 words)

1843 British Gold Coast crown colony (subordinate to
1 Jan 1902 Gold Coast Northern Territories Protectorate.
15 Jan 1701 Renamed Prussian Gold Coast Settlements.
www.worldstatesmen.org /Ghana.html   (3823 words)

 Gold - Gold Coast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Gold Coast accommodation at the ANA Hotel luxury resort in the heart of
Gold Coast is a family-owned and operated attorney service.
The Gold Coast in southern Queensland is one of Australia's best-known holiday
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 Gold Coast Queensland Australia - Backpackers Hostels Accommodation
Stay on the waterfront on a beautiful marina, between the beach and the Gold Coast Broadwater.
Costa D'Ora Holiday Apartments fully self contained one bedroom apartments with fully equipped kitchen and laundry facilities and sleep a maximum of 3 people.
Islander Backpackers Resort Smack bang in the middle of the fabulous Gold Coast, Islander Backpackers is situated next door to the bus station.
www.bcl.com.au /goldcoast/gcbackpackers.htm   (621 words)

 Gold Coast British Sports Car Club Regalia
Gold Coast British Sports Car Club Key Fob - $10
Jackets and other clothing with the Club's logo are available from Triple C. Small club logos may be added to any of their items which can be embroidered - just specify when you order.
Gold Coast British Sports Car Club Logo Key Fob
www.goldcoastbritcar.org /regalia.html   (166 words)

 Album: Gold Coast's All British Classic 2006
Gold Coast British Car Club produces the All British Classic, an anticipated annual event held at intracoastal-front Bryant Park.
Over 200 British cars sparkle in the Florida sun each February.
Visit www.cruisinmusicman.com/Events for 8 pages of photos of all the show cars.
imagestation.com /album/pictures.html?id=2108103329&code=21257679&...   (72 words)

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