The Growth of Nationalism
After the Scramble of
Africa, in the late 1800s,
many Africans dreamed
To end colonial rule they
would have to build a
spirit of togetherness...
Why do you think a sense of togetherness is important to a newly
The Birth of Nationalism..
This sense of
“togetherness” gave birth
to a feeling of pride in
Do you think nationalism
can ever be a bad thing?
Is there a difference
between ethnocentrism &
In the 1920s, Africans
formed a movement
This movement stressed
unity and cooperation
among ALL Africans.
“Africa for Africans”
Africa should be proud of
Black= color of skin
Green=rich land & natural resources
Impact of World War 2..
A major boost of African
independence came from WWII.
Africa played a major role...
Supplied natural resources.
Africans FOUGHT & DIED
freeing Europe from conquest.
“We have been told what we
fought for. That is “freedom.'We
want freedom, nothing but
European countries were
weakened after fighting the war.
European countries began
getting pressured from other
countries to dissolve their
Striving for Independence..
This growing sense of nationalism & the
development of the Pan-Africanism movement
all contributed to the growing desire for
independence from Europe..
African colonies slowly began seeking
independence from Europeans (violently or
One way to help spread these ideas, African's
used patriotic flyers and artwork..
Nationalism & Pan-Africanism Artwork
Task: To create a piece of artwork that demonstrates African nationalism
and/or the Pan-Africanism movement.
Piece of art must be colored!
Must be an original piece of artwork
On the backside of the piece of art you must answer the following
1. What is the message behind your artwork? (min. 5 sentences)
(How does your picture show Nationalism or Pan-Africanism?)
2. How did Nationalism & Pan-Africanism encourage the
independence movements of Africa? (min. 5 sentences)