Learning Exercise

Ghana and Kwame Nkrumah

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
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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.

Technical Notes

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Requirements

None.

Topics

Africa
Ghana

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.