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In what year did Nigeria gain its full independence from Great Britain?
a) 1970
b) 1960
c) 1942
d) 1948

By what means did Nigeria gain independence from Great Britain?
a) by peaceful protest and refusing to pay taxes
b) through war
c) by burning their villages
d) by doing nothing

In what year did Kenya gain its independence from Britain?
a) 1963
b) 1958
c) 2001
d) 1877

What does the term heritage mean?
a) a religious group
b) something someone passes because of his or her natural birth
c) Pride
d) Hatred

Why did Nigerian want to seek independence from Britain?
a) the government took most of the land from the native tribes and natural resources
b) they hated them
c) they wanted more money
d) Pan-Africanism

What year did Nigeria fall under British control?
a) 1946
b) 1908
c) 1914
d) 1936

What year did Kenya become independent from Britain?
a) 1963
b) 1947
c) 1985
d) 1995

What was the name of the group of Rebel fighters which first challenged the British authority in Kenya?
a) the navy seals
b) the Bantu
c) the Mau Mau
d) the Zulu tribe

What lead to the people of Kenya wanting their independence from British rule?
a) They had to pay higher taxes
b) Did not have the same job opportunities as wihite
c) the government took their land and gave it to British Colonist
d) all of the above

What lead to the rise of nationalism in Africa?
a) Lack of money
b) Lack of education
c) Africans felt like they should be able to control their own land, resources, and governments
d) Hard living conditions

What is the Pan-African movement
a) a movement to remove African people from the US
b) A movement to unite people of African decent and have them move back to Africa
c) A hate group
d) A terrorist group

What is nationalism?
a) Pride in ones country
b) Pride in ones self
c) Hatred for your country
d) to rebel against you country

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