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The Rise & Fall of Apartheid (by Team Ethan)


SS7H1 The student will analyze continuity and change in Africa leading to the 21st century.                           
c.  Explain the creation and end of apartheid in South Africa and the roles of Nelson Mandela and FW de Klerk.

Nelson Mandela

-Born: July 18, 1918 in South Africa
-President of the ANC from 1990 to 1999
-Received Nobel Peace prize in 1993 
-President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999
-Mandela attended Fort Hare University and the University of Witwatersrand , majoring in law
-Spent 27 years in prison 1964-19
-In the African National Congress political party

F.W. de Klerk

-Born: March 18, 1936 in Johannesburg, South Africa
-Worked to end apartheid with Nelson Mandela
-First President of South Africa

-In office as president from 1989-1994
-Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993
-Vice president from 1994-1996
-In the New National Party until 2007