January 2023

Economic Developments during the Federation

By |2022-09-15T12:35:44+02:00January 24th, 2023|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Kariba Dam was built during the Federation years

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland: Economic Developments during the Federation

  • The federal state attracted funding and capital for big investment programs such as the Kariba dam which was constructed by the Federation from 1955-1959
  • The dam wall construction […]
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The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland 1953-1963

By |2022-09-15T12:35:48+02:00January 24th, 2023|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland.

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland 1953-1963

Introduction

  • In this topic will look at the  Federation of Southern Rhodesia, Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland
  • Including steps and movements taken to form the Federation
  • Explain the reasons for the Federation
  • Assess the successes […]
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Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland: Reduction of Racial Barriers

By |2022-09-15T12:35:35+02:00January 24th, 2023|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

First Street Salisbury

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland: Racial Barriers Reduction

  • Racial segregation was reduced especially in Southern Rhodesia
  • The Land Apportionment Act was revised allowing for a multi-racial university
  • African professionals in various fields were allowed to practice in Zimbabwe, e.g. Hebert Chitepo
  • Multi-racial clubs […]
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Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland:The Closer Union Movement

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Lord Selbourne

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland: The Closer Union Movement

  • In 1907 Lord Selbourne suggested that the federation reach as far as Lake Tanganyika with the aim of consolidating British Imperial Authority
  • The BSAC in 1915 suggested to unite Zimbabwe and Zambia so that […]
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The Collapse of the Federation

By |2022-09-15T12:35:37+02:00January 24th, 2023|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Dr Kenneth Kaunda, the first president of Zambia. Image credit newafricanmagazine.com

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland: The Collapse of the Federation

  • The Federation was formally ended on 31 December 1963
  • One of the main reasons for its collapse was that it was formed without the native’s […]
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Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland: Hilton Young Commission

By |2022-09-15T12:35:47+02:00January 24th, 2023|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Africa Unity Square during the Federation

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland: The Hilton Young Commission

  • This commission was headed by Sir Hilton Young
  • This commission recommended that the amalgamation be done between Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika and it excluded central African countries
  • It also suggested a […]
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Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland: The Royal (Bledisloe) Commission of March 1938

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Harare during the days of the Federation

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: The Royal (Bledisloe) Commission of March 1938

  • After the conference, there were no steps towards a Federation
  • This commission was put in place by the British government to look into the resolution passed by the Victoria Falls Conference
  • […]

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Political Reasons for the Formation of the Federation

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Mutare during the Rhodesian era.

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Feration of Rhodesia and Nyasaland: Reasons for the Formation of the Federation

  • The settlers wanted the amalgamation of Northern Rhodesia, Southern Rhodesia and Nyasaland at first
  • The idea was then accepted by many settlers in 1945
  • It was however rejected by:
      […]
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Economic Reasons For the formation of the Federation

By |2022-09-15T12:35:46+02:00January 24th, 2023|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Kariba dam under construction

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Economic Reasons for the formation of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland

  • The BSAC saw the union as a way for them to reduce on administrative costs
  • The administrative costs were going to be fewer if the countries were united and common […]
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Road to the Federation

By |2022-09-15T12:35:41+02:00January 24th, 2023|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Sir Goddfrey Huggins/Lord Marlven.

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland: Road to the Federation

  • From mid 1940s upwards, settlers began to like the idea of a union due to the economic and political reasons mentioned in the previous topics
  • Also Afrikaners (Boers) had started protesting so there […]
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