Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

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How does the displacement from one's culture affect a person psychologically? Explain possible reactions a person might have and the steps someone might take to help him or her adjust. School integration is being attempted across America. How successful has it been? Cite specific examples, such as court cases, to support your answer.

Integration is being attempted in a high school in Capetown, South Africa. At the beginning of each school day, white students and students from one of the black societies are required to attend a formal assembly. Students are also required to wear school uniforms. What might the students infer from these requirements? Support your answer by discussing the purpose of assemblies and uniforms in our society and researching cultural aspects of one of the black societies in Capetown.

Compare and contrast American and African colonization by discussing the events and their effects.

Investigate women's roles in tribal society. Find and discuss specific...

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