A calendar and list of goals, objectives, and performance tasks for a unit called "Battles for Independence." The lesson plans and necessary resources are in the same collection as this file.EU #1: In Africa, a nation's colonial history determined the difficulty of its battle for independence. EU #2: Internal problems after independence in Africa were in many ways worse than the battle itself. When does a battle for independence actually END? Performance Task: Board game tracking the development of two colonies (one settler and one non-settler) from colonial Africa, through independence, to military dictatorship. - Audience: Sell children at a young age on the importance of history.