Apartheid and South Africa. LEQ’s. How did European colonialism impact South Africa? What was apartheid and what impact did it have on South Africa? What events lead to the end of apartheid in South Africa? What role did Nelson Mandela and Willem de Klerk play in the end of apartheid?.
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Contrast life during apartheid
Literally means “apartness” in Dutch
A policy of segregation and discrimination against non-white groups in the Republic of South Africa
Segregated beach in 1982
Segregated public facilities - 1985
A “resettlement” that the non-whites were forced to live in! 1990
A house in one of the “homelands”
A girl looking through the window of her home in one of the many homelands.
Mandela casting his vote in 1st multi-racial election – April 1994
- CIA World Factbook.
South Africa’s economy
Johannesburg – established as a gold mining town … now referred to as the City of Gold
leader in gold mining
South Africa is third in production of diamonds
Gold and diamonds together account for 85% of the mineral output in South Africa today.
South Africa’s Government
Do you remember?
Apartheid Writing Assignment Rubric