Why did Raffles come to Singapore?

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1. 2. EXCELLENT HARBOUR

1.1. DEEP WATERS

1.1.1. BIGGER SHIPS

1.1.1.1. ENTER

1.2. SHELTERED

1.2.1. PROTECTED

1.2.1.1. STORMS

2. 3. Commanding POSITION

2.1. protect

2.1.1. china trade

2.1.1.1. BR trading ships

2.1.2. PIRATES

2.1.3. DUTCH COMPETITION

3. SET UP

4. WHY CHOSE SINGAPORE?

4.1. 1. LOCATION

4.1.1. STRATEGIC

4.1.1.1. WHY?

4.1.1.1.1. more convenient

5. WHY BR NEEDED ANOTHER PORT?

5.1. 1 COMPETE with DUTCH

5.1.1. Why?

5.1.1.1. CONTROL OVER

5.1.1.1.1. SPICE TRADE

5.2. 2 CONTROL sea routes

5.2.1. bet CHina and India

5.2.1.1. why?

5.2.1.1.1. IMPT for SPICE TRADE

5.2.2. ST. OF MELAKA

5.3. 3. BR PORTS NOT EFFECTIVE

5.3.1. LOCATION

5.3.1.1. PENANG

5.3.1.1.1. TOO FAR NORTH

5.3.1.2. Batavia and Bencoolen

5.3.1.2.1. longer route

5.3.1.2.2. dangerous