Nationalism in Kenya
By: Drew Woodrum Dr. Edwards 5th Period Social Studies
In 1920, Kenya Became an Official British Colony. There were many aspects of Politic when the British Gained Kenya, but Native Black Kenyans were denied any part in these politics.
You will never have a role in Politics!
But, in 1944, only a mere amount of Native Kenyans were allowed to run and hold office. This was good, but the Kenyans wanted more. So in the 1950s, there was a violent, 7 year uprising resulting in many deaths of Black Kenyans. After this, they finally got rights to politics.
Kenya finally gained it's independence from Great Britain in 1964. Under the new leader, Joseph Kenyatta.
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