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History - Nelson Mandela

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Robyn Moss

on 14 December 2010

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NELSON MANDELA Robyn Moss Prison Why is he important historically? Why is this topic significant for me? President Who is Nelson Mandela? What is his personality? Nelson Mandela's life Currently Life Sentence Nobel Peace Prize Terre Blanche Why is he important historically? First Black president Abolishment of the Apartheid system
Racial Peace Nobel Peace Prize First Black law firm What is his personality? Charismatic
"Self Depreciating Sense of Humor"
Not resentful
Only wanted Peace
Nelson Mandela's life Currently Stepped down in 1999
Became Ambassador
Main person Soccer World Cup
Campaigned HIV aids
2001 diagnosed Prostate Cancer "In prison you come face to face with time.
There is nothing more terrifying." 2004 retired
Gave up public life
Focused spending time with the family Background on Nelson Mandela's life Background on Nelson Mandela's life 1918 born in Eastern Cape
Madiba clan - Got his name Tata Madiba
Name Nelson Mandela - English teacher
1943 joined African National Congress (ANC)
1952 qualified as a lawyer
Partner Oliver Tambo
1956 Tried for treason - 4 years in prison
Life Sentence Vice President of ANC
Convicted for sabotage
Arrested for the attempt overthrow government
Created own defence in court
Promote and share views "I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities." "It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die." 1996 found guilty
Sentenced to life in Prison
Robben Island Prison - 18 years
Pollsmoor Prison - 9 years
1990 Nelson Mandela is Released Nobel Peace Prize 1993 - won Nobel Peace Prize
De Klerk also won
De Klerk Main help to Mandela
5 Months later General election
Mandela - President Terre Blanche Terre Blanche - White Land
Against Nelson Mandela
Incredibly Racist
Nelson Mandela - Worst thing that could happen to South Africa
Threatened civil war
Threatened bring communism to South Africa
Failed to stop Mandela Why is this topic significant for me? Born in South Africa
He was my president until the age of 4
Family + Friends Respect him BIBLIOGRAPHY http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/1454208.stm http://library.thinkquest.org/TQ0312702/nelsonmandela.htm http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/the-terrorist-who-failed-to-halt-nelson-mandelas-march-to-freedom/story-e6frg6so-1225850037456
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