Africa, Middle East, & Asia Era of Independence. Chapter 33. The Colonial Divisions of Africa and the Emergence of New Nations. The Partition of South Asia: The Formation of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka
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The Partition of South Asia:The Formation of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka
Population growth proved to be one of the most important barriers to economic advance after independence
Population growth contributed to massive migration to urban areas
The constitutions of the new nations promised women, who had played an active role in independence struggles, legal, educational, and occupational equality.
The plans of the leaders of new nations for industrial development were failures
Paths to Economic Growth and Social Justice
There have been many military coups in Asian and African nations, military often is one of the few societal groups resistant to ethnic and religious divisions
Nationalistic movements in Egypt:
Indian leaders favored socialism and state intervention for reforming their society, but differed from the Egyptians in important ways.
The Iranian Revolution directed by Ayatollah Khomeini presented a fundamental challenge to the existing world order.
U.S Hostage situation 1979-1981…..