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Pan-Africa Movement - UTP

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Kwame Nkrumah
He was the first President of Ghana (1960-1966) after being the leader of the decolonization movement there.
diaspora
This term refers to the mass movement of people, either by force or by their own free will.
Pan Africanism
This political, economic, and social movement is meant to create solidarity among people all over the world who can trace their ancestry to Africa.
Ahmed Sekou Toure
He was a major force in the Pan-African Movement, and was was elected as the first President of the country of Guinea in 1958.
Jomo Kenyatta
This is the founding father of the Kenyan nation.
decolonization
This is the act of freeing a country from being dependent on another country.
Marcus Garvey
He was a Jamaican-American Civil Rights activist who was part of the "Back to Africa"​ movement of the early 20th century and founded the "Black Star Steamship Company" for this purpose.
Nelson Mandela
Led struggle against apartheid, became first black presiden of South Africa
F.W. de Klerk
Released Nelson Mandela from prison in 1990; 1989 African president that began dismantling apartheid
African Union (AU)
its goal was to rid the continent of European colonization and apartheid; to promote unity and solidarity among Member States;
Rastafarian
This religion developed in Jamaica in the 1930s and is known for a strong adherence to equality, regardless of race or sex
unity
term that symbolizes the entire Pan-African movement
nationalism
sense of pride in one's own country and a desire to control it
heritage
something a person possesses because of his or her natural situation or birth
Mau Mau uprising
A violent movement against European settlers that eventually led to Kenya's decolonization from Britain
Kenya
In this country, Africans paid higher taxes and faced job disrimination; country was granted independence 1963;
Nigeria
Africans in this country protested peacefully about taxes and unfair working conditions; was granted independence in 1960
civil war
Nigerians suffered through 3 military takeovers and a _______ after independence.

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