Legacies of Colonialism

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                                 Legacies of Colonialism
Directions: Read the two-page article “Legacies of Colonialism.” Use complete sentences to answer
the following questions. You may see these questions elsewhere…




   1. According to the map, what two European countries held the greatest amount of
      African territory in 1914?

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   2. What different styles did European nations adopt in ruling their colonies?
      Explain them.
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   3. Critical Thinking: What disadvantages did colonial rule have for Africans in
      colonies? What advantages might it have brought? Do the advantages of
      colonialism outweigh the disadvantages for African people? Explain your
      answer.
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