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
        Africa
       Essential Question

►Are  resources and power
 distributed equally amongst the
 various ethnic groups in South
 Africa?
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
  race.
   1948-1991
Apartheid Social Hierarchy
 ►Whites   had all political & economic
  power.
 ►Asians & coloreds were 2nd-class
  citizens.
 ►Blacks were the lowest class.
    forced to live in poor, rural areas.
    couldn’t move freely through the
     country.
A South African Black Township under
 Apartheid
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,
 1994
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
  today?
► Analyze various demographic graphs to
  find out?
                       Works Cited
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   township-pic-getty-744778275.jpg>.
"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.
   <http://www.southafrica.to/history/Apartheid/apartheid.htm>.
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.
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"South Africa Passbook." UV April 2000. Web. 25 Oct 2010.
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"Waiting to Vote in Soweto, South Africa, 1994." VOTE!. Web. 26 Oct
   2010. <http://www.niaonline.com/ggmsblog/?p=7606>.

								
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