Today we talked about African Independence Movements. We looked at the Ghanaian Independence movement, and the Kenyan Independence movement. Then we created similes to compare and contrast the two movements.
Here are the instructions for the assignment, which is due Monday. The reading about both movements is also attached.
Also, be sure and get some work done on your outlines this weekend. Pay extra attention to your thesis statement.
Here is an example:
The biggest problem facing Kenya today is access to clean water which leaves millions of Kenyans in desperation, requiring immediate well development from the UN and local governments.
1.Read the reading
2.Create a simile comparing/contrasting the Ghanaian Independence Movement to the Kenyan Independence Movement
-Independence in _______ was like _______
-Include a visual representation of each (a picture)
-Include a paragraph justification for each
3.Write a thesis statement for each of the following prompts:
-Why did British Colonial rule lead to independence movements in Africa?
-What is the most effective type of revolution?