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Question

The main cause of the decline of the Benin Kingdom in the 19th century was the

Options

A) absence of a strong and effective army

B) bitter struggle for the throne by the ruling families

C) strained relations between Benin and Agbor

D) British abolition of the trans- Atlantic slave trade.

Explanation:

Civil strife broke out among rival claimants to the Benin throne thus weakening her central authority.


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