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Transcript of Nigerian Revolution
Noelie B. & Ayerin E.
Beginning and End
Pushing back Biafra
Caused by War
Caused by Blockade
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-Indiscriminate grouping by British
-Nigeria gained independence October 1, 1960
-Yoruba and Hausu-Fulani had monarchies
-Igbo were democratic
-Igbo took on to western education
Things to know
Southern succesionist part
Southeastern people of Biafria
leader of breakaway . of Republic of Biafri
major Nigerian city
-Tension because of differing systems
-Missionaries excluded from the north
-Yoruba were most educated
-Igbo surpassed Yoruba in education
-electoral fraud claims
-Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi is president
-Oil is found in the south
-Igbos feared others wanted their oil
-Peace accords collapse
-Igbos displaced from government
-Holding the Igbos back
-Doctors Without Borders created
-Journalism adapts to Africa
-Mass religious movement
First Nigerian president with Eleanor Roosevelt soon after independence
Colonial administrators and oil workers used houseboats to explore the Delta