Presentation on theme: " Dutch East India Company “Boers” – Dutch Farmers Afrikaans – new language (Boers) Dutch Reformed Church Justified slavery White supremacy."— Presentation transcript:
British Anti-slavery Limit land owners African rights Boers Slavery Take all land No African rights
1948 – Afrikaans National Party defeats British Apartheid laws: Separation of races Segregated schools, hospitals, neighborhoods (Townships), and marriages Only whites could vote P.W. Botha – President of South Africa (1978- 1989) Fully supported apartheid and pushed to suppress anti- apartheid resistance
1912 – Protest Apartheid Leader – Nelson Mandela 1989 – F.W. De Klerk elected new president of South Africa Legalizes ANC Releases Mandela 1994 – New election – Mandela elected president
Boycotts and protests led to violent clashes with authorities Sharpeville Massacre (1960) – 69 people killed by police Government declared state of emergency – arrested 18,000 ANC and PAC members
Non-violent -peacefully resistant, as in response to or protest against injustice, especially on moral or philosophical grounds
Put yourself in the Black South Africans position. In three separate paragraphs, respond to the following questions How would you fight against an oppressive authority? Explain. When is it justifiable (right) for a group of people to pursue violent action? Explain. How should people who commit atrocities be treated? What should be done and why?