Apartheid

Segregation in the Modern time

Problem or Goal

Apartheid is Segregation in the modern time period

Apartheid means seperateness

Apartheid was created because whites had come to Africa and they thought they were better


Key Events

Apartheids impact on the non-white population was very traumatic they lost many things such as voting and jobs and many other things

The rest of the world felt apartheid was wrong and wanted to stop it and held riots

Events important to apartheid was Nelson Mandela giving speeches and standing up for people


key people

Nelson Mandela is a african who was the first to start a riot against apartheid. The role he played in ending apartheid is one thing he got arrested for protesting. F.W. de Klerk was the last president before apartheid ended and after he was kicked from power Nelson Mandela took over. He tried to end apartheid instead of incourage it and he supported the non racial democracy.

Where and When

This took place in Africa

Apartheid began in 1948 and ended in 1994

Outcome

The process that lead to the end of apartheid was F.W. de Klerk the president at the end of apartheid and he encouraged the end of apartheid. Today there is still some discrimination but most people still live like a normal person.

Lesson

The end of apartheid is very good because now people that live in Africa and all over the world are no longer treated like that. The lessons we have learned is that all people should be treated like they are no different and to stand up for what you believe in.