Post-WW II De-Colonization. Ms. Lisbeth Rath & Ms. Susan Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY. The Impact of Globalization. Who would stop the Japanese Co-Prosperity Sphere (1939)?. How Was Japan Defeated? At What Cost??. Results of World War II. Defeat of dictatorships.
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Ms. Lisbeth Rath & Ms. Susan PojerHorace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY
How Was Japan Defeated?At What Cost??
The Decline of the Colonial Powers
The BIG 5
"I came, I saw, I vetoed" The Economist
In the U. N. Security Council
And Remained Dividedby Cold War Issues
Decolonization of Asia & AfricaChanged the Makeup of the UN
First, Second, & Third Worldswith a North-South Divide
AfricaProduced Many Newly-Independent Nations in a Very Short Time
who often found themselves caught in a battle between the two superpowers
British Colonies two superpowers Were Some of the First to Seek Independence because
Ghana two superpowers: First African State to Gain Independence
Kwame Nkrumah Led the Former Gold Coast two superpowersto Independence
Used boycotts and strikes.
Ultimately successful 1957.
Ghana today still needs to modernize
Kenyan Independence: 1963 modernize
Senegal: Home of the modernizeNegritude Movement
The Solitary Baobob Tree modernize
The national symbol of Senegal, baobab trees often mark burial sites and inspire the poetry of de-colonization…
I heard a grave voice answer, modernize
Rash son, this strong young tree
This splendid tree
Apart from the white and faded flowers
Is Africa, your Africa
Patiently stubbornly growing again
And its fruits are carefully learning
The sharp sweet taste of liberty.
David Diop 1956
The old Belgian modernizeCongo, Formerly Zaire,Faces Many Challenges Today!
Mobutu Sese Seko modernize
Congo Makes Up for a Lack modernizeof Roads & Highways
Today the Congo Is modernizeExperiencing Punishing War!
Michael Kamber for The New York Times
About 5,000 people fleeing the ethnic warfare in and around Bunia, Congo, sought safety at a camp on Monday.
Death in the Congo! modernize
The Allure modernize
Rich Mineral Resources:
Have Often Drawn ForeignExploitation.
Young Soldiers & a Victim modernize
Child Rebels modernize
A child fighter in a rebel group stands watch with a U.N. armored vehicle in Bunia, Congo, where there have been reports of rape and cannibalism.
400 years: Portuguese are the first the arrive and the last to leave in 1975.
Angola Left modernizeWith Bitter Civil War
Mateus Chitangenda, Fernando Chitala and Enoke Chisingi and their families have been displaced by war to the town of Kunhinga, in central Angola.
Going to School modernize
A father walks his daughter to school in Kuito, Angola. All students in the town bring their own small benches to class.
Africa: 2000 modernize
Nigeria modernize Struggles WithEthnic & Religious Rivalries
Nigerian Muslims welcome Sharia law. January 2000
Sharia modernize Law
Woldwide attention has given her hope modernize
Amnesty International is campaigning against the stoning sentenceJuly 2002.
Some find modernizeSharia a blessing
I Thank God for the Amputation – BubaJangebe
South Africa modernize
Nelson Mandela jailed for 20 years in his fight against modernizeApartheid
And Become President of South Africa modernize
South African President Nelson Mandela, center, flanked by his two deputy presidents, Thabo Mbeki, left and F.W. de Klerk, right, celebrate the new constitution, May 8, 1996. (AP/WWP Photo Leon Muller)
Age-Group Differences modernize
Less Developed Regions modernize
Global Water Stress modernize
Share of World’s GDP modernize
Health Statistics modernize
All across Africa modernize
using ICTs for social and economic development
(Information and communication technologies)
A Cyber Shepherd in Senegal’s Sahel modernize
2004-04-15Pastoralists tracking wandering cattle herds using cell phones and Global Positioning Systems.
South Africa: modernizeEco-tourism
Small tourist businesses operating out of the townships attracting customers from around the world by using the Internet.
Mozambique stops poaching with radios modernize
Healthcare in Uganda modernize
A health care worker conducting a survey using a PDA. (SATELLIFE Photo: Mark Grabowsky)