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Decolonization and Nationalism Triumphant: Crash Course World History #40 (12:48)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 02:23 How did World War II affect colonial empires?
  2. 04:54 Why was there tension within India’s independence movement? What was the source of the disagreement?
  3. 05:43 In what way was the Indian independence movement very different from the partition of India that followed? What do you think was the cause of this difference?
  4. 07:50 What are cash crops? How were Indonesian farmers exploited in order to enrich the Netherlands?
  5. 11:07 What kinds of challenges did African nations face after independence? How had imperialism contributed to those challenges?