Presentation on theme: "Anti-Apartheid Movement By Mr. Wiviott. Goal of the Anti-Apartheid movement To end the racist practice and legal segregation of the Apartheid government."— Presentation transcript:
Goal of the Anti-Apartheid movement To end the racist practice and legal segregation of the Apartheid government. To free the black South Africans from the political and economic control of the white Afrikaner minority.
Issue of Apartheid In 1948 the Afrikaner government passed Apartheid (the Afrikaans word meaning apartness) that made segregation legal. For the next 40 years, the government passed dozens of laws that enhanced the political and economic control of the white minority government.
Where the Anti-Apartheid movement happened The Anti-Apartheid movement took place in South Africa.
When the Anti-Apartheid movement happened The Anti-Apartheid movement began in 1948 with the election of Daniel Malan as President of South Africa and ended in 1990 when F. W. de Klerk (the last white President of South Africa) began to change the government.
Who are the people in the Anti-Apartheid movement Nelson Mandela —Jailed for 30 years for protesting, became President in the first free election Steven Biko – protest leader who was killed in prison and became a martyr for black rights African National Congress – leading black political party in South Africa
Major events of the Anti-Apartheid movement Sharpeville -- Police open fire on men, women and children in Sharpeville protesting at the new Pass Laws which limited the movement of blacks, killing 69 of them.
Major events of the Anti-Apartheid movement Soweto Uprising – Students take to the streets to protest the law that requires student to receive half of the education in Afrikaans. 700 people were killed by the police during the protests.
Major events of the Anti-Apartheid movement Election of of Nelson Mandela to the Presidency of South Africa – In 1994, the first free election in South Africa, blacks were allowed to vote and Nelson Mandela became President
Effect of the Anti-Apartheid movement Today in South Africa, Jacob Zuma of the African National Congress is the President of South Africa and leads the democratic government. Black South Africans continue to struggle to find the economic equality.