Monthly Archives: March 2012

Readings on Kenya’s Transition to Independence for April 5/6

The Origins of Mau Mau african americans and mau mau Ngugi and Kenyan History Who Benefited From the Million Acre Scheme? Advertisements

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Study Group Questions on Colonialism in Kenya

1. What differences do you see between colonialism in Kenya and colonialism in India? 2. Kenya was “heavily colonized,” meaning that the British had many settlers, and appropriated much land for themselves. How did they get the land? 3. What … Continue reading

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Readings on British Colonialism in Kenya

Kikuyu women Harry Thuku Harry Thuku helped found the Young Kikuyu Association, an anti-colonial group. While reading this article, consider how women were oppressed by colonialism. maintenance of law and order What does law and order mean in the colonial … Continue reading

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Study Group Questions on Post Civil Rights Period

1. What were the goals of the civil rights activists in the period of desegregation? What did the civil rights activists achieve, and what did they not achieve? 2. What tactics did the civil rights activists use to create social … Continue reading

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