African Nations Gain Independence worksheet - Global/World History Common Core

African Nations Gain Independence worksheet - Global/World History Common Core
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The following worksheet is a common core-based lesson on the end of imperialism in Africa after World War II. The lesson focuses mainly on two case studies (Ghana and Kenya) as examples of methods Africans tried to free themselves from colonialism. This worksheet contains a variety of student-centered activities that are designed to promote critical thinking and class discussion such as:

• Do now cartoon analysis reviewing the reasons and process of African imperialism.
• Small group activity – analyzing challenges of Africa under colonial rule and potential methods of gaining independence.
• Song analysis – War by Bob Marley (lyrics and song not included but available online for free) – includes questions
• Case studies – Ghana and Kenya – includes primary and secondary source readings and many critical thinking questions perfect for class discussion.
• Discussion of potential African problems after colonialism

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NEW! See-Think-Wonder Activity!

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