Protectorate describes a political arrangement inwhich a weaker country agree's to the terms of a vastly stronger country which in turn assumes responsibility for protecting the weaker counry against other political entities.
- On May 2, 1889 Ethiopia and Italy signed the Treaty of Ucciali (Wichale); the Ethiopians are cheated because the Italian version, unlike the Amharis version, contains a clause making Ethiopia an Italian protectorate. Leads to war in 1896.
- England and Jamaca
- United States hegemony in Cuba under the 1903 Platt Amendment until 1959 Revolution
- England and Canada
- French hegemony over Morocco from March 30, 1912 until March 2, 1956.
- Holland and aruba
- German hegemony over Slovakia from 1939 to 1945, with the German government official ruling aas Envoy and Minister Plenipotentiary.
- America and Siapan.