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Colonization of Malaysia

Summary: Examines the history of Malaysia, mainly about the colonization of the British and the Japanese. Lists the reasons for colonization from both the British and Japanese perspectives.
  • Penang was a part of territory of Kedah was considered strategically located to serve as navy base
  • A British base in Malay archipelago which would secure their trade with China
  • The British were attracted by the economic resources such ass tin ore, rubber, spices and agricultural products
  • Competition among western powers for colonies to meet the economic needs of their country.
Japanese
  • They wanted to rise as a world power and wanted to expand their control over Asia by 1938.
  • In 1936 Germany (Hitler), Italy (Mussolini) and Japan (General Tojo) formed a pact known as Axial powers and according to this pact, Italy and Germany would conquer Europe and Africa while Japan would conquer Asia.
  • They wanted to drive out western forces out of Asia like Britain and America as they interfered with their conquest of Asia particularly in China, by providing the Chinese with arms and raw materials.
  • It...

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