Page 15 A : Independence word web (Warm-Up) . Fill in the chart with in your groups. . INDEPENDENCE. Independence . Being free freedom from the control Self governing Independent Liberty Nationalism Self-rule. WWII & Independence.
Imagine that you live in a colonized country were you are always being told what you can do and cannot do. WWII just ended and you fought during WWII. When you return from fighting you expect changes in your country (you want to be considered a citizen & represent your country). In contrast, when you return the colonizers are still in control and will not give the colonized citizens freedom.
Decolonization: the process of becoming free of colonial status and achieving statehood.
-Strong devotion to one’s national group or culture.
-Sense of national identity among the colonized people.
-Colonized people who fought in WWI & WWII, felt the desire to separate themselves from their European colonial powers.
*Ethiopia was never colonized.
(why? Think about one of the reasons why countries colonized others.)
Christianity: Ethiopia was a Christian state that is why it was not colonized.