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What is apartheid? . What would apartheid be comparable to that we’ve experienced in the US?. South African Apartheid. U.S. Civil Rights Movement. Key Facts of the South African Apartheid. The South African lasted between 1948-1994

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What is apartheid

What is apartheid?

What would apartheid be comparable to that we’ve experienced in the US?


South african apartheid

South African Apartheid


U s civil rights movement

U.S. Civil Rights Movement


Key facts of the south african apartheid

Key Facts of the South African Apartheid

  • The South African lasted between 1948-1994

  • In 1934, white South Africans gained partial independence from Great Britain; this lead to the apartheid

  • The definition of apartheid is a system or practice that separates people according to race or color

  • Whites were the minority in South Africa

  • Although many of the leaders were against violence, it played a large role in the apartheid with numerous riots

  • Nelson Mandela and FW Clerk (S. Africa’s previous president) were prominent figures in ending apartheid


Key facts of the u s civil rights movement

Key Facts of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement

  • Took place nearly 100 years after the abolishment of slavery

  • Mainly took place between 1955-1965

  • ended segregation publicly and legally

  • Jim Crow laws designated the use of many places such as parks, schools, and restaurants for 'whites only' or for 'coloreds’

  • Conducted peaceful demonstrations to get their point across, such as sit-ins, marches, and protests.

  • Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, & Malcolm X were prominent figures in ending segregation


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