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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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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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Study Group Questions Regarding Jim Crow in Arkansas

1. Were you surprised by the level of brutality described in “Slavery by Another Name?” Discuss. 2. What was Reconstruction? What time period did it cover? What were its hallmarks? 3. What was Jim Crow? What time period did it … Continue reading

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Study Group Questions for Interlude I: Gandhi’s Impact on Civil Rights

Dear students Please consider the following questions in your study group. 1. Now that you have had some time to reflect, what do you think the three most important causes of decolonization in India were? Justify your answer. 2. Where … Continue reading

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Study Group Questions for Readings on Indian decolonization

Dear students As per your request, I am providing questions to help you get the most out of the readings. Please discuss these questions in your study groups. 1. Why was Gandhi so beloved by the Indian people? 2. What … Continue reading

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