3. Challenges faced in the first 10 years, and responses to the challenges

IB History: 3. Challenges faced in the first 10 years, and responses to the challenges

Much was expected and hoped for from Ghana at independence but like all new countries during the Cold War period, Ghana faced immense challenges. However in dealing with these challenges Ghana"s first President, Kwame Nkrumah, alienated all sections of the country as he moved rapidly towards a one party authoritarian state. As a result he was ousted nine years after independence.Guiding questions:


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