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Title: The Struggle for Democracy in South Africa


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The Struggle for Democracy in South Africa
Apartheid
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HISTORY
  • Cape of Good Hope 1st Euro settlement
  • Route to Asia, good climate, arable land,
    resources
  • Euros stayed along coast, natives moved inland
  • Afrikaners/Boers Dutch farmers (17th cent)
  • British (19th cent)

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  • Tension arose b/c Boers used slaves
  • 1868/1885 Diamonds gold discovered
  • Competition for land resources led to
  • Boer War (1899-1902) Brits defeat Afrikaners
  • National Party (1910) Euro political party of
    S. Af.

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APARTHEID the separation of races
  • Policy of National Party to maintain control over
    black majority
  • White-minority rule (13)
  • Deprived blacks of political rights, education,
    economic opportunity
  • Homelands inferior lands for blacks (poverty)

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HOMELANDS
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Homelands non-whites were given less
economically-productive lands that were
segregated from the whites
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IDENTITY CARD SYSTEM
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APARTHEID RESISTANCE
  • African National Congress (ANC)
  • Black South Af. political party
  • Nelson Mandela leader
  • became a national symbol of resistance
  • spent 27 yrs. in South Africas prisons

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ENDING APARTHEID
  • 1986 Western nations imposed economic sanctions
  • Trade barriers created to motivate political
    change
  • White S. Af. business owners lost billions of
  • Motivated change
  • 1990 Mandela is freed

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  • 1994 Universal suffrage!
  • Nelson Mandela became president
  • unity govt. converted South Africa into a truly
    democratic nation
  • 1997 a new constitution completed the transition
    from white minority rule to democracy

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ECONOMY
  • Most developed African country
  • 25 of Afs economy
  • Basis of wealth minerals
  • Gold, diamonds, uranium, etc.

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URBAN GEOGRAPHY
  • Major cities are still separated
  • Rich white, poor black neighborhoods
  • Integration has begun, but slowly

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MODERN PROBLEMS
  • gt1/3 black South Africans unemployed
  • ¼ live in inadequate housing
  • 21.5 have Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)
    highest in the world lack of education
    healthcare
  • People cannot afford expensive drug treatment
  • 2001 Govt. began distributing anti-AIDS drugs to
    pregnant mothers w/HIV

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  • THATS IT!
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