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GHANA INDEPENDENCE

REPORT ON THE RIOTS OF 1948, PGS. 259-264

ARTIFACT 1

BIRTH OF GHANA, 295-297

ARTIFACT 2

WOMEN CONVENTION, 285-291

ARTIFACT 3

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ARTIFACT 4

NKRUMAH INDEPENDENCE SPEECH, 301-302

ARTIFACT 4

HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT GHANA?

ARTIFACT 4

Main Question: Was the uprising in 1857 a mutiny or an independence movement?

Your Task:

You are your character in the year 1915. You have found a number of artifacts in your granparent's attic about their lives in the year 1857 in India. Write a diary entry about your family, what you have learned about the year 1857 in India, and what your grandparents' experienced. You may imagine that you have found additional artifacts about their own personal experiences. 

  • What were your grandparents like? Jobs? Religion? Caste?

  • What happened in 1857? To them?

  • What did they see? do? hear? smell?

  • What emotions did it evoke in them? In you to learn about their experiences?

  • Did they see the events of 1857 as a mutiny or an independence movement? Why?