Lesson Plan


Lesson on military dictatorships in postcolonial Africa. Includes Do Now, classwork (reading and questions) and geography homework. Objective: I will be able to analyze the reasons why so many African democracies failed and describe the type of government that took their place. Essential Question: When is a battle for independence actually over? This resource is part of Unit 3: Battles for Independence I and the Social Studies 7 course.


  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > World History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10


africa independence imperialism postcolonialism dictatorship



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