Life in Africa after Independence


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When did African decolonization primarily take place?

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1. Who was the anti-apartheid revolutionary who was imprisoned for 27 years, before being elected the first black president of South Africa?

2. When was the Atlantic Charter drafted?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will gauge your knowledge of life in post-independent Africa. You will be tested on subjects such as African decolonization and the Atlantic Charter.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • When African decolonization happened
  • The Atlantic Charter
  • Year of Africa
  • Idea that all Africans should be united under one entity

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding post-independent African life
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about decolonization
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about who stood against apartheid in a different light and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about Africa during this era, review the accompanying lesson on Life in Africa after Independence. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details World War ll's impact on Africa
  • Explores the Atlantic Charter
  • Explains the contributions of Jomo Kenyatta in Kenya
  • Covers the influence of Kwame Nkrumah in Ghana