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Unit 6: Modern World History

Lesson B: 20th Century Global Politics - Decolonization

Activator: The World 1900s-Present

Directions: Select each continent to preview events related to this time period. As you view each event, reflect on colonial empires and the fight for independence by those colonies.


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Written Activity - Notebook

In your notebook, respond to the following questions:

  • What do these examples tell you about decolonization and independence?
  • What can you conclude about the areas once under control of different European countries?