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Thesis: The extent to which the powerless were successful did not vary by their methods, rather the ease to which they reached success varied depended on their methods, and their colonizers, while all groups were ultimately successful in their goal as it seems as though it is ultimately impossible for a minority to successfully rule over a majority indefinitely.


The Algerians would bomb french civilians and even moderate Algerians who weren’t for independence. Massive deaths though.

Riots broke out in Cairo in March 1947 and the British decided to withdraw all of their troops from the main cities.

Ghana’s indepedence

African National Congress created in 1912, subscribed to the ideas of Gandhi - nonviolent civil disobedience. South Africa. originally

Counter Evidence:


Talk about pacifist approaches like from Gandhi.

Settler populations result in wars.