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Chapter 23 Section 1 - Gabriel Greening F Period History Ms Cory Chapter 23 Section 1 Achieving Independence I The Colonial Legacy a Economics-New

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Gabriel Greening F Period History Ms. Cory Chapter 23 Section 1 Achieving Independence I. The Colonial Legacy a. Economics: -New things brought in, new construction and crops -Africa exploited its minerals -Westerners held power still b. Politics: -In colonial days Africa was ruled by Europe -After independence, democracy was expected -Yet when changes government you need a strong economy and a revolution… c. Health Care and Education: -Medical attention mostly from missionary groups not the government -Only a few schools around in Africa, limited education d. National Borders: -The borders Europe created earlier caused problems -Hostile groups sometime forced to live together -Tried to create Unity from nothing II. A Growing Spirit of Nationalism a. Impact of World War II: -West had lost some reputation after being defeated a little by the Japanese -Africans fought with Allies, and felt they should not be discriminated at home b. The Global Setting: -People sick of war in the world -Loosed their hold on Africa
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2010 for the course HIST 104 taught by Professor Conner during the Spring '08 term at Hillsdale.

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Chapter 23 Section 1 - Gabriel Greening F Period History Ms Cory Chapter 23 Section 1 Achieving Independence I The Colonial Legacy a Economics-New

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