Upon completing this unit, students
will be able to:
1. Identify states that gained their independence during the third quarter of the twentieth century.
2. Evaluate the ways in which nationalistic impulses have benefited and impeded social and economic advances in newly-independent states.
3. Analyze the influence that the Soviet Union and the United States of America held over new states during the Cold War.
4. Present research findings explaining the specific contexts of one newly-independent African state and one newly-independent Southeast Asian state.