BY: Yazlyn Trinidad

Mandela Made History

Claim

Nelson Mandela made people look at the world different.

Facts

  1. Nelson Mandela was born on 18 July 1918.
  2. He served as president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999 and was the first South African president to be elected in a fully representatives democratic election.
  3. Mandela was not scared to challenge things that were wrong and he suffered for his beliefs.
  4. Mandela grew up in south Africa under the system of segregation called apartheid. Non-white people couldn't use libraries,beaches,parks and toilets that were reserved for white people.
  5. Nelson Mandela dedicated his life to the struggle for racial equality in South Africa. He spent 27 years in prison for opposing the South African system of segregation.