Discussion 11 Discussion TopicDue April 12 at 11:59 PM
Basedupon your careful reading of chapter 21, in what ways did the strugglesfor independence of African and Asian peoples in the twentieth centuryparallel that of the “new nations” in the Americas of the eighteenth andnineteenth centuries? In what ways did they differ? Your responseshould discuss at least two different African and/or Asian independencestruggles. As always, be sure to use specific evidence from thereadings to support your argument.
Discussion 12Discussion TopicDue April 12 at 11:59 PM
Basedupon your careful reading of chapter 21 as a whole, and then theprimary sources excerpted in the “Working with Evidence” section at theend of chapter 21, to what extent do the “Working with Evidence” primarysources display the successes of Maoist communism? To what extent dothey offer insight on its shortcomings? (You may find the “Historians’Voices” section at the very end of the chapter useful.)