History of Sudan worksheet

History of Sudan worksheet - Name James Ball Brief history...

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Name: James Ball Brief history of modern Sudan http://www.valentinoachakdeng.org/history_of_sudan.php Use the timeline to answer the following questions regarding the history of modern Sudan. 1. Why was Sudan conquered by Egypt? Sudan was conquered by Egypt because of colonialism; they were looking to expand outward and control more territories. 2. How did the British Civil Secretary in Khartoum justify the “Southern Policy?” To minimize strife between religions, he aimed to sectionalize the two ethnicities into two different and separate groups. 3. When was independence granted to Sudan? January 1, 1956 4. Why did the United States supply the Sudanese government with equipment during the 1970s? To counteract the Soviet support from other countries, this was during the height of the cold war. 5. Why did Khartoum try to redraw the boundaries of southern Sudan in the 1980s? What were the results of this? To gain control of the oil fields, this ultimately failed and he attempted to secure the fields by
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2010 for the course POLSCI 442 taught by Professor Minton during the Spring '10 term at St. Johns Duplicate.

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