Decolonization and Nationalism in Israel, Egypt, Africa & Algeria

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Why did France relinquish its control over Algeria?

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1. Why did Great Britain have a significant role in Palestine's development after WWI?

2. Which European country fought protracted, bloody wars trying to hold on to its African colonies in Angola and Mozambique?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Many colonized countries did not gain independence until after World War II. This quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of countries' decolonization experiences, from peaceful relinquishments to bloody battles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Mastery of this quiz will require students to know the following:

  • France's reasons for granting Algeria independence
  • Colonization of Palestine
  • Colonial control of Angola, Mozambique, and Egypt
  • Vulnerability of Israel after World War II

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related European history lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast decolonization experiences of countries such as Palestine, Algeria, and Egypt
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding decolonizaiton
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how each of these countries gained independence

Additional Learning

Review the lesson titled Decolonization and Nationalism in Israel, Egypt, Africa & Algeria to learn more about this topic. The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Learn how national self-determination aided decolonization
  • Understand the role of WWII in dividing Palestine and creating unrest in Israel
  • Explain Wafd Party actions that led to Egyptian independence
  • Discuss acts of the National Liberation Front that led to Algeria's independence from France
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