Traditions and Encounters, AP Edition (Bentley), 5th Edition

Chapter 37: The End of Empire

Learning Objectives

When you have finished studying this chapter, you should be able to do the following:
  • Describe the course and outcomes of India's partitioned independence.
  • Outline the course of Vietnam's successful nationalist struggle for independence.
  • Explain the origins of Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
  • Compare and contrast nationalist movements in the Arab world and north Africa.
  • Explain the end of France's north African empire and the rise of black African nationalism and independent African states.
  • Discuss the course of freedom and conflict in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Understand and discuss the impact of communism and democracy on Asia during the twentieth century.
  • Explain the reasons behind the postwar Islamic resurgence in southwest Asia and north Africa.
  • Explain key features of postwar economic and political development in Latin America.
Traditions & Encounters, 5e
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