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Learning Exercise: Ghana and Kwame Nkrumah

Title:
Ghana and Kwame Nkrumah
Material:
Description:
Kwame Nkrumah was the first leader of modern Ghana. His tenure brought significant change to the former British colony known as the Gold Coast. This assignment focuses on the positive and negative influences of Nkrumah's presidency.
Course: World Civilization/Africa

Info

Submitted by:
William Paquette
Date Last Modified:
December 30, 2005

Exercise

Instructions: Using the Kwame Nkrumah Information and Resource website, locate five sources (2 primary and 3 secondary). Using these resources write a 5-7 page paper evaluting the presidency of Ghanian President Kwame Nkrumah.
Additional Information: None.

Categories

Audience

  • College General Ed
  • College Lower Division
  • High School

Topics

Africa
Ghana

Requirements

None.

Learning Objectives

To acquaint students with the personality of one of Africa's first modern leaders.
To enable students to evaluate the benefits of President Nkrumah's rule.

Type of Task

  • Individual
  • Student-centered
  • Supplemental activity
  • Unsupervised

Technical Notes

None.