War in Umuofia   By  wintercool612
How does war affect Umuofia?
<ul><li>If a man has great success in wars then he earns great respect. It doesn’t matter how old the man is. </li></ul><u...
How did war affect  Okonkwo?
How did war affect Okonkwo? <ul><li>Success in two inter-tribal wars got him great respect. </li></ul><ul><li>Okonkwo woul...
War in the Ibo Tribe
<ul><li>After the Ibo were colonized and enslaved, war was triggered.  </li></ul><ul><li>Igbo Women’s War of 1929  </li></...
<ul><li>Nigerian Civil War </li></ul><ul><li>Also known as the Biafran war caused a lot of genocide among the Ibo people. ...
<ul><li>Does war in America compare to war in the Ibo tribe? </li></ul><ul><li>Has war benefited the people of Umuofia? </...
Things Fall Apart,   Chinua Achebe, 1959 Ibo Island Lodge , Misha, 2008, http://www.wayfaring.info/index.php?s=Mozambique ...
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War In Umuofia

  1. 1. War in Umuofia By wintercool612
  2. 2. How does war affect Umuofia?
  3. 3. <ul><li>If a man has great success in wars then he earns great respect. It doesn’t matter how old the man is. </li></ul><ul><li>If war does threaten then it can be avoided if the enemy clan gives up a boy and a young virgin. This presents </li></ul><ul><li>trust to the opposing tribe. </li></ul>
  4. 4. How did war affect Okonkwo?
  5. 5. How did war affect Okonkwo? <ul><li>Success in two inter-tribal wars got him great respect. </li></ul><ul><li>Okonkwo would tell stories about tribal wars to Nwoye and Ikemefuna. </li></ul><ul><li>He would cut off and keep the heads of their enemies. </li></ul>
  6. 6. War in the Ibo Tribe
  7. 7. <ul><li>After the Ibo were colonized and enslaved, war was triggered. </li></ul><ul><li>Igbo Women’s War of 1929 </li></ul><ul><li>The British imposed a personal tax on every Ibo. The Ibo women protested and the British army killed a lot of them. </li></ul><ul><li>War of Genocide (1967 – 1970) </li></ul><ul><li>A political crisis let to a massacre that killed thousands of Ibos. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Nigerian Civil War </li></ul><ul><li>Also known as the Biafran war caused a lot of genocide among the Ibo people. It was caused by a political conflict. Hospitals, schools, and homes were completely destroyed. The Ibos were denied access to the money they had saved before the war. They also faced a lot of discrimination. They became </li></ul><ul><li>one of the poorest ethnic groups </li></ul><ul><li>in the 1970s. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Does war in America compare to war in the Ibo tribe? </li></ul><ul><li>Has war benefited the people of Umuofia? </li></ul><ul><li>Does war have the same benefits to us? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it fair of the British to have colonized and enslaved the Ibos? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe, 1959 Ibo Island Lodge , Misha, 2008, http://www.wayfaring.info/index.php?s=Mozambique unhappy soldier!!, MASIKITIKO YA MTU MWEUSI, http://www.africansoul.4t.com/MASIKITIKO.html WHY US!!!!, MASIKITIKO YA MTU MWEUSI, http://www.africansoul.4t.com/MASIKITIKO.html IGBO HOLOCAUST: Major Events, The Administrator of Okonko Research, February 03, 2010, http://igbology.igbonet.net/docs/igboworld/ Starved girl , Rick Swarts , September 2, 2006, http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Image:Starved_girl.jpg Modern History, April 2, 2008, http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Igbo_People Bibliography

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