Apartheid

By: Julia McCabe & Molly Mogren

The Apartheid politically affected the Black South Africans.

The Apartheid politically affected the Black South Africans because laws were intended to segregate races, this was not entirely a new idea. It was a movement of non whites. They divided into groups the “white” and “nonwhite”. The acts intended to segregate the races of South Africa. The Apartheid officially started in 1948. It was designed to make whites supreme and to keep it that way. The Group Areas Act of 1966 and the Land Acts of 1913 and 1936, enforced residential segregation and reserved 87 percent of the land for whites.

The Apartheid socially affected the Black South Africans.

This socially affected the Black South Africans because schools were set up to teach ethnic differences. These schools were state run. Black South Africans did not have the same rights as the whites. The whites were supreme compared to them. Black South Africans did not have the same rights as whites during the Apartheid.
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The Apartheid economically affected the Black South Africans.

Black South Africans had very little land, and very little money. There was a law set up to give the whites 87 percent of land and left Blacks with very little. Their homes were not in good shape. Many of them had small run down homes. The whites lived in big houses with a nice amount of land. Whites had good, nice things and they were economically doing well. Colored or non-whites had not very nice things, bad quality. The whites had a good economy and were well off with money. Blacks or non-whites lacked a good economy and struggled.

The Apartheid had many causes and effects on the Black South Africans.

The Apartheid was created to make whites supreme in Africa. This was a national party. The Apartheid effected the Blacks in South Africa very negatively. Whites had many more privlages then the blacks. Many Black South Africans faced many hardships. Familys were broken apart because of laws. Many families were moved from where they were living in mixed racial areas to strictly White or Black.

The Apartheid still has many effects on Black South Africans although it has ended.

The Apartheid still has many effects on Black South Africans, although it has ended. It still affects people today because it just ended in 1991, and there is still tension. They did not have any supporters internationally. Many blacks are unemployed because of the apartheid. There are still many economic problems for the blacks or non whites. Also there is still a little racism in South Africa.

Many Black South Africans resisted the Apartheid.

Many Black South Africans resisted the Apartheid because the Government tried to end the Apartheid several times, but it did not really end. A massacre of the anti-Apartheid demonstrators began. Many Blacks or Non whites went against the aparteid but some were beaten or even killed so many were afraid to resist the apartheid.
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