Gone with the Wind?-Macmillan’s Speech for Change - A Perspective through Chronology

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Gone with the Wind?-Macmillan’s Speech for Change - A Perspective through Chronology

 

1912 ANC in South Africa is formed

1919 Riots & disturbances in Jamaica, British Honduras & Trinidad

1920-22 - Nationalist leader Mahatma Gandhi launches anti-British civil disobedience campaign in Colonial India

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35Dws72mHeU/

1922 Sugar price collapses

1925 - First legislative council elections take place in Ghana.

1948 Riots break out in Ghana after 3 WW2 veterans are killed

1948 South Africa adopts policy of Apartheid

1960 Rhodesia opposes London on colonial policy of majority Rule

1961 Nelson Mandela forms an armed branch of the ANC to fight apartheid

1962 Mandela is arrested and imprisoned until 1989

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnGeMBNS9ZA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgQBoXsxr8w

1966-79 Second Chimurenga War in Zimbabwe

 

 

Suggested Biographies:

Jomo Kenyatta (1891-1978) Anti-Colonial activist and Kenya’s first Prime Minister and President

https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/jomo-kenyatta/

Mabel Dove-Danquah (1905-84) Author, Journalist and Political activist from the Gold Coast, Africa

https://peoplepill.com/people/mabel-dove-danquah/

Dr Harold Moody (1882-1947) Jamaican born physician anti-racist campaigner and founder of the League of Colored People

https://www.blackheroesfoundation.org/people/harold-moody/

 

Suggested Places of Historical Significance:

Independence Square, Ghana

Ghost Cities of the Swahili Coast, Kenya

Red Fort, Delhi, India

Harold Moody Park, Nunhead UK

 

 

Suggested Historical Sources:

‘Wind of Change ‘speech (1960) Harold Macmillan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9-C7ibnLok

Blue Plaque for Jomo Kenyatta

https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/blue-plaques/jomo-kenyatta/

Poem- ‘The Black Soldier’s Lament’ by Georg A Borden

Bust of Harold Moody at the National Portrait Gallery

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