Process of devolution

• Devolution- the process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power.

• When a sovereign state grants some powers of central government to its regional government.

This picture represents devolution in Africa after the European states gave the African states their independence.

Sources

http://exploringafrica.matrix.msu.edu/images/decolinization.jpg

http://quizlet.com/646988/ap-human-geography-unit-4-flash-cards/


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