Asked in Politics and Government, Africa
How did most African nations set up their governments after gaining independence?
The new African nations tended to create governments based on European models. ...
Asked in World War 2, Nationalism
How did nationalism affect the continent of Africa after World War 2?
Nationalism, a form of self rule and choice of governing style, swept Africa because most of the African nations were "owned and controlled by imperialistic nations" such as Britain, The Netherlands, Germany, Italy, France and Denmark. The African nations revolted to gain their independence, esp. when they had been promised their independence if they fought in the war - which they did and did well. They did not get their promised independence so they revolted. Eventually they did gain their independence. ...
How have most governments changed since their early days of independence?
Most governments have changed since their early days of independence. Many have given up some amount of sovereignty to the United Nations. ...
Asked in History of Africa, Africa
After gaining independence how did most African nations set up their government?
They set them up to match the Britain's. This is because they were used to that form of government. ...
Asked in History of Africa, World War 2
Why did African countries gain indepedence around the same time?
In World War 1, most countries in the world were territories of the western European nations. They took troops from these African and Asian nations and told them if they would fight for them, they would get their independence. ...
Asked in History of Europe, History of Africa, Africa
What two European nations held the most African colonies at the time of independence?
Britain and France. Britain held a greater quantity at that time than France did. ...
Asked in Jobs & Education
A political challenge facing most Africans after independence was?
Most African nations were faced with the challenged of gaining legitimacy. There was also the challenge of handing over power in a smooth and effective transition. ...
Asked in History of Africa
How did most African nations gained independence?
Most countries gained independence by negotiation and agreement with colonial powers. The main exceptions were the Portuguese colonies of Angola, Mozambique, and Guinea-Bissau because the fascist dictatorship in Lisbon wanted to maintain its absolute control of those countries. ...
Did an african-american man sign the declaratoin of independence?
No, back then, most African Americans were slaves, and free African Americans were not part of the signing ...
Asked in World War 2, History of Africa, Africa
What decade did most African countries gain their independence and how did they gain it?
The 60s Examples: Ghana · Independence from Britain in 1957 Kenya · Independence from Britain in 1963 Zaire/Congo · Independence from Belgium in 1960 Algeria · Independence from France in 1962 ...