Week 8 Video Questions

CrashCourse. (2012, October 25). Decolonization and nationalism triumphant: Crash course world history #40 [Video file]. Retrieved fromhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_sGTspaF4Y&feature=youtu.be

Crash Course Video: Decolonization and Nationalism

  1. For the majority of history, before nation-states, how did humans organize hemselves?
  2. What has made recent decolonization so special compared to the past?
  3. Why is this a result of WWII?
  4. What were some of the colonies that were free after WWII?
  5. What did the new countries have to choose between?
  6. What was the most famous of the nonviolent decolonization?
  7. What is Gandhi known for?
  8. Gandhi believed there could be a unified India that transcended (surpassed) the tension between which two groups?
  9. After the British left, how was India partitioned (divided)?
  10. Was this an easy division? Why, or why not?
  11. What country actually helped Indonesia move toward independence from the Dutch?
  12. Who was the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia?
  13. What was a major problem of the Europeans leaving Africa?
  14. What types of rates have started to change in Africa showing that there has been progress?