He joined the army in 1960 just before the country was granted independence.
Elections were held in '46, the same year we granted them independence.
The trouble with granting people independence is that they often develop a mind of their own.
Are the people of Somalia, for example, better off since they were granted political independence?
The republic was granted full independence on August 15, 1960.
To delegate power and to grant independence are two very different things.
After the war, the Congress again granted the bureaus their former independence.
This was to show opposition to granting independence to India.
He also believed that the act did not truly grant the Philippines independence.
In this role he was responsible for granting several colonies their independence.