Reasons for British Decolonisation

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Nationalism:

  • INDIA
    • Quit India Campaign for independence
    • Congress Party (led by Nehru)
    • Muslim League (led by Jinnah)
  • PALESTINE:
    • Stern Gang and Irgun
    • Arab League
  • KENYA:
    • Kenya African Union (KAU)
    • Mau Mau Revolt
  • SUEZ:
    • Nasser nationalises Suez Canal

Economic reasons:

  • INDIA:
    • UK couldn't afford to police nationalist clashes
    • Less trade between India and UK = less of an asset.
  • PALESTINE:
    • Couldn't afford to police nationalist clashes.

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NZLHistory

This is useful in providing a way to organise thinking on the reasons for decolonisation, with provided examples. It could form the basis of an essay plan.

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