World History: Contemporary World

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World History: Contemporary World

  1. 1. Crisis Beyond the Cold War to the PresentTHE CONTEMPORARY WORLD
  2. 2. Above: Gandhi weaving his own cloth Top Left: Painting of the Salt March Bottom Left: Gandhi speaking to a crowdNATIONALIST MOVEMENTS BY COLONIAL COUNTRIESIndia under Gandhi
  3. 3. GANDHI OPPOSED TO DIVIDING INDIA Above: The changing borderRight: Gandhi and Pakistani leader Jinnah Far Right: Gandhi and Indian leader Nehru
  4. 4. Think about the answer to the following question. Write/type down the answer for future reference.Q1. WHY DID GANDHI LEAD A SALT MARCH?
  5. 5. KENYA UNDER JOMO KENYATTA INDEPENDENCE FOR ISRAEL What do you think? Does the title of the chart below indicate bias on the maker of the map-chart? Google doodle on the 2010 anniversary of Kenyan independenceNATIONALIST MOVEMENTS BY COLONIAL COUNTRIES
  6. 6. Think about the answer to the following question. Write/type down the answer for future reference.Q2. WHAT DO THE ARABS AND ISRAELIS FIGHT OVER?
  7. 7. SUEZ CRISIS – AN EMPIRE FALLS1956Egpytian Leader: Gamal AbdelNasserAlliance of Britain, France, IsraelBritain and France shunnedINDEPENDENCE STRUGGLES
  8. 8. Think about the answer to the following question. Write/type down the answer for future reference.Q3. HOW DID COLONIALISM COME TO AN END?
  9. 9. FAMINE IN SOMALIA GENOCIDE IN BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINASomali children waiting in line for food distribution at a refugee camp in December 1992INDEPENDENCE STRUGGLES
  10. 10. GENOCIDE IN RWANDA APARTHEID IN SOUTH AFRICAINDEPENDENCE STRUGGLES
  11. 11. Think about the answer to the following question. Write/type down the answer for future reference.Q4. COMPLETE THIS ANALOGY: SEGREGATION WAS TO THE UNITED STATES AS __________ WAS TO SOUTH AFRICA
  12. 12. COLONIZATION COMES TO A CLOSEConflicts between 1973-1974 Arab embargo 1979 Peace treatyIsrael and Egypt THE ARAB SPRING
  13. 13. THE ARAB SPRING: FROM DICTATORS TO REVOLUTIONAbove: Former Egyptiandictator Hosini Mubarak Right: Egyptian anti- governmentdemonstrators wavingEgpytian flags in Feb 2011
  14. 14. THE ARAB SPRINGSpring Cometh
  15. 15. Think about the answer to the following question. Write/type down the answer for future reference.Q5. BASED ON WHAT YOU HAVE LEARNED, COME UP WITH AN ORIGINAL THESIS STATEMENT/CLAIM THAT ANSWERS THE FOLLOWING QUESTION: WHY IS INDEPENDENCE AN IDEAL?
  16. 16. PICTURE CITATIONS Slide 2  Slide 10  en.wikipedia.org  animalnewyork.com  allindiaarts.com  mtholyoke.edu  altrapoint.com  gwu.edu Slide 3  news.eastvillagers.org  worldphotocollections.blogspot.com  en.wikipedia.org  en.wikipedia.org  angelasfailure.blogspot.com  news.bbc.co.uk  goodlifezen.com Slide 5  Slide 12  apwhwiki.pbworks.com  heatingoil.com  biztechafrica.com  defence.pk  eutimes.net  laradioisrael.com Slide 8  Slide 13  historyguy.com  en.wikipedia.org  depotghost.wordpress.com  theatlantic.com  bodley.ox.ac.uk  Slide 14 Slide 9  viewpointonline.net  reuters.com  thenewsignificance.com  bosniangenocide.wordpress.com  mrchrister.com  croatia.org  digitaltrends.com  blogs.thenews.com.pk
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