Resources and Power in Post-Apartheid South Africa by SZ4v6I

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									Where and when do you think these signs are from?
Resources and Power in
 Post-Apartheid South
       Essential Question

►Are  resources and power
 distributed equally amongst the
 various ethnic groups in South
A Brief History of South Africa
 ► First black South Africans arrived
   about 2,000 years ago.
 ► Boers, Dutch farmers, arrived in 1652.
 ► British farmers arrived in 1820.
 ► Asians arrived in the 1860s from India
   to work for British colonists.
A Multiracial Society
 ►Black: African
 ►White: Dutch and British
 ►Colored: Mixed B & W
 ►Asian: Indian
Apartheid (“Separateness”)
 ►: former official
  policy of separating
  people according to
   1948-1991
Apartheid Social Hierarchy
 ►Whites   had all political & economic
 ►Asians & coloreds were 2nd-class
 ►Blacks were the lowest class.
    forced to live in poor, rural areas.
    couldn’t move freely through the
A South African Black Township under
A South African Apartheid Passbook
Protests Lead to Change
 ►Nelson  Mandela: Lawyer who led
  the fight to end apartheid.
   Jailed for 27 years for his protest
 ►Nearly   600 died in the struggle.
►Apartheid   ended in 1991.
►Mandela was elected the country’s
 first black president.
   Later won the Nobel Peace Prize

 Waiting to Vote in
 Soweto, South Africa,
Assignment:   South Africa Graph Analysis
► ELT:  Explain how the uneven
  distribution of resources can lead to
  conflict among cultural groups.
► Are resources equitably distributed
  amongst ethnic groups in South Africa
► Analyze various demographic graphs to
  find out?
                       Works Cited
"A South African Township." Web. 25 Oct 2010.
"Defiance Campaign March in Johannesburg." BBC News. Web. 26 Oct
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"For Use by White Persons." Apartheid South Africa. Web. 24 Oct 2010.
Hart, Diane. Geography Alive Regions and People. Palo Alto, CA:
   Teacher's Curriculum Institute, 2006. 335-345. Print.
"Nelson Mandela." Biography of Nelson Mandela. Web. 26 Oct 2010.
"South Africa Passbook." UV April 2000. Web. 25 Oct 2010.
"Waiting to Vote in Soweto, South Africa, 1994." VOTE!. Web. 26 Oct
   2010. <>.

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