1701 - 1946
British protectorate, then colony
Now: Incorporated into Ghana
- The Ashanti (or Asanteman) Confederation was established in 1701.
- On 27th August 1896, this became a British protectorate.
- On 1st January 1902, following the War of the Golden Stool, Ashanti became a British colony.
- In 1946, Ashanti became part of the Gold Coast colony.
- Today Ashanti forms part of the independent state of Ghana.