Under governor Faidherbe French forces had carried out a scorched earth policy against resistance to their expansion in the Senegambia , with villages razed and populations removed after each victory. While he eventually succeeded in overtaking the dynasty of Saloum , his movement never succeeded in Sine , and much of Serer territory remained animist or Christian into the 20th century. That said, there is much to suggest that Sine resistance was as much nationalist as religious, with Muslims and animists fighting on both sides of these struggles. Siege of Kaolack Later at Kaolack , Maba and Lat Dior were checked by a combined force of French under Pinet-Laprade of cavalry and colonial infantry, allied with infantry and cavalry from the states of Waalo , Ndiambour and Ndiander.
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Maba Diakhou Ba (1809 - 1867)
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