Asia and Africa in the 20 th Century. Mr. Wilson – AP World History – Wren H.S. Africa and Asia in 1900. Africa & Asia: The Road to Independence. Road to Independence. Pre-World War I Nationalism Indian National Congress & Muslim League Egyptian Nationalism Dinshawai Incident
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Mr. Wilson – AP World History – Wren H.S.
Top: The members of the 1st Indian National CongressBottom: Muhammad Ahmad “the Mahdi”
The Atlantic Charter was drafted by U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt (left) and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (right). In it they voiced support for "the right of all peoples to choose the form of government under which they will live."
Bishop Desmond Tutu encouraged international embargo of South Africa
Gained worldwide attention due to TV
End of Apartheid
Nelson Mandela freed in 1990
Apartheid laws repealed in 1990-1991
First free election occurred in 1994
New constitution passed in 1996
Includes U.S. style Bill of RightsIncomplete Independence: South Africa
Leaders of the Viet Minh: Vo Nguyen Giap (left) and Ho Chi Minh (right)
Some Buddhist monks expressed opposition to the war by practicing self-immolation. This monk, Thich Quang Duc is a national hero in Vietnam
Clockwise from top left: Idi Amin of Uganda, Mobutu Sese Seko of the Congo, Muammar al-Gaddafi of Libya
Yasser Arafat, founder of the PLO, and Yitzak Rabin, Israel’s prime minister, shake hands after signing the Olso Accords in 1994