Apartheid

Carly Bombard and Jos Gagne

Political effects of Apartheid

During apartheid there were many laws and rights. Some of those laws were during the late 1940's. For example there was a law that forbid inter marriage.Extended white social was the first policy of racial separation. In World War ll Afrikaners tighten their power with racial law, laws that segregated whites from blacks in Africa. Parliament began repealing apartheid laws. Other countries wanted to end apartheid. As a result, South Africa isolated to the world community. Pieter Botha resigned due to illness and was replaced by Frederick De Kierk. European rule was renewed with finding South Africa's Native National Congress. When he came into power apartheid ended. In the late 1990's new national elections were held. In 1994, Nelson Mandela became the first black president.
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Social effects of Apartheid

During Apartheid, in South Africa blacks and whites separated, and blacks were given unequal rights.. The Nationalist Party legalized many harsh and intrusive security networks. Whites had reserved education, land ownership and good jobs for themselves, while the rest were left for black and other ethnic groups. Blacks had separate schools, health care, jobs, etc. Students went to strike in 1973. In 1976 they forced kids to study Afrikaan instead of english.
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