• Indian National Congress

    Indian National Congress
    It aimed to obtain a greater share in government for educated Indians and to create a platform for civic and political dialogue between them and the British Raj.
  • Muslim League

    Muslim League
    The All-India Muslim League was founded in 1906 with the aim of securing Muslim representation in local government. From 1909 Muslims and non-Muslims voted in separate electorates
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    India Independence Movement (start 1922)

    World War I Gandhi organized the first of his many effective passive-resistance campaigns in protest of Britain's oppressive rule in India
  • Salt March

    Salt March
    was an act of civil disobedience led by Mohandas Gandhi to protest British rule in India. During the march, thousands of Indians followed Gandhi from his religious retreat near Ahmedabad to the Arabian Sea coast, a distance of some 240 miles.
  • S21

    confined mostly “elite” prisoners from the Khmer Rouge's own ranks. Their jailers kept meticulous records, taking black-and-white mug shots of prisoners on entry, and used electric shocks, beatings, and water poured in the nose to extract elaborate written confessions to real and imagined offenses.
  • Detention Camps

    Detention Camps
    a compound where prisoners are detained temporarily, as pending determination of their legal status under immigration laws
  • Quit India

    Quit India
    it used methods of non-violent resistance to demand freedom from British rule. Historian Sarah Ansari gives an overview of the movement and its influence on the struggle for Indian independence.
  • Kenya Africa Union

    Kenya Africa Union
    a political organization in colonial Kenya, formed in October 1944 prior to the appointment of the first African to sit in the Legislative Council.
  • Kikuyu Tribe

    Kikuyu Tribe
    They share common ancestry with the Embu, Kamba, Tharaka, Meru and Mbeere. Traditionally they inhabited the area around Mount Kenya, including the following counties: Murang'a, Nyeri, Kiambuu, Nyandarua, Kirinyaga and Nakuru.
  • Pan Africanism

    Pan Africanism
    the attempt to create a sense of brotherhood and collaboration among all people of African descent whether they lived inside or outside of Africa. The themes raised in this excerpt connect to the aspirations of people, the values of European culture, and the world of African colonies.
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    • means "Apart hood"
    • laws that called for the separation of races in South Africa
  • Partition

    created the independent nations of Muslim-majority Pakistan and Hindu-majority India, separating the provinces of Bengal and Punjab along religious lines, despite the fact that Muslims and Hindus lived in mixed communities throughout the area, Satia said
  • Apartheid becomes an official law

    Apartheid becomes an official law
    • people are divided into 4 race categories -race split into separate living quarters -forced to use separate facilities
  • Accra Riots

    Accra Riots
    a protest march by unarmed ex-servicemen – who were agitating for their legitimate benefits as veterans of World War II – was broken up by police, leaving several
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    South Africa Apartheid

    in South Africa was the racial segregation under the all-white government of South Africa which dictated that non-white South Africans (a majority of the population) were required to live in separate areas from whites and use separate public facilities, and contact between the two groups
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    Mau Mau Rebellion

    The Mau Mau stepped up its attacks on European settlers and Kikuyu, culminating in the attack on the village of Lari
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    Algerian War for Independence

    a major armed conflict between France and the Algerian National Liberation Front (French: Front de Libération Nationale – FLN) from 1954 to 1962, which led to Algeria winning its independence from France.
  • The "Dompas" System

    The "Dompas" System
    The government enchanted an even more rigid law requirement that stated all Africans makes under the age of 16 carry a reference book.
  • 1956 Women March

    1956 Women March
    Women of all races marched to the union building in Pretoria, t protest against passing laws that would limit the movements of black, Indian, and colored women, and where they were allowed to work.
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    Ghana Independence Movement

    Ghana became a member of the Commonwealth of Nations and was led to independence by Kwame Nkrumah who transformed the country into a republic, with himself as president for life.
  • Promotion of Bantu Self-Government Act of 1959

    Promotion of Bantu Self-Government Act of 1959
    Abolished indirect representation of blacks in Pretoria and divided Africans into ten ethnic groups, each assigned a traditional "homeland."
  • National Liberation Front

    National Liberation Front
    Vietnamese political organization formed on December 20, 1960, to effect the overthrow of the South Vietnamese government and the reunification of North and South Vietnam.
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    Congo Independence Movement

    primarily among the évolués. The movement was divided into a number of parties and groups which were broadly divided on ethnic and geographical lines and opposed to one another.
  • Sharpeville Massacre

    Sharpeville Massacre
    Passes were burnt at Sharpeville Police Station and 69 protesters were massacred,
  • Assassination of Patrice Lumumba

    Assassination of Patrice Lumumba
    January 17, 1961, Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Nelson Mandela Imprisoned

    Nelson Mandela Imprisoned
    Arrested for being framed for bombing government targets
    Sentenced to life in prison
    served 27 years
  • London Conference 1962

    London Conference 1962
    British negotiations to enter EEC and impact on Commonwealth trade, This meeting saw the expansion of the Commonwealth to include several newly sovereign countries in Africa and the Caribbean.
  • Evian Accords

    Evian Accords
    in Évian-les-Bains, France, by France and the Provisional Government of the Algerian Republic, the government-in-exile of FLN (Front de Libération Nationale), which sought Algeria's independence from France.
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    Cambodian Civil War

    The war pitted the Cambodian monarchy, and later the Cambodian Republic, and its allies, including the United States, against the Cambodian communists. The communists received support from the neighboring Vietcong.
  • Khmer Rouge

    Khmer Rouge
    The Cambodian Genocide was the result of a social engineering project by the Khmer Rouge, attempting to create a classless agrarian society. The regime would ultimately collapse when the neighboring Vietnam invaded, establishing an occupation that would last more than a decade.
  • Nelson Mandela President

    Nelson Mandela President
    -Worked with anti-apartheid leaders attempting to negotiate the end of racial segregation
    -Mandela was elected the first black president of South Africa
    -Served 1 term & retired from politics