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Nelson Mandela

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paulien van der stap

on 26 May 2016

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Transcript of Nelson Mandela

Early years
Born into the Madiba clan on July 18, 1918 as Rolihlahla Mandela
He attended primary school in Qunu where his teacher gave him the name Nelson
ANC activities
What is the ANC
In 1944 he joins the ANC and rose through the ANC ranks
In 1948 the National Party was elected and began a policy of apartheid
Problems ANC
In 1956 he and other ANC members were arrested and charged with treason, conspiracy and sabotage, the treason Trial
In November 1962 he was arrested
In June 1964 was convicted of sabotage and sentenced to life imprisonment
During his imprisonment he was transferred from prison to prison
His prison time was very though
The conditions on Robben Island became slowly better
1980, Oliver Tambo began a campaign to get Mandela free
1993 Nelson Mandela gets the Nobel peace Prize
1994 became the first democratically elected black president of South Africa
The last years
2003, Establishes the Mandela Rhodes Foundation
2004, stepping down from public life
2010, appears for the last time in public
Dies 5th December 2013

Prison time
Private residence
Secretly, he led discussions with the Government
1990, Nelson Mandela was a free man
Who is Nelson Mandela?
Most famous apartheid fighter
Joined the ANC
Imprisonment for 27 years
Nobel peace prize
First black president

He dreamed about making his own contribution to freedom
Began his studies for a Bachelor of Arts degree
Expelled from the university
In 1949 the ANC adopted a more radical policy, the program of action
In 1952 he opens a law firm with Oliver Tambo to help the black people

In 1960 the ANC is declared banned after the Sharpeville massacre
In 1961 the terrorist activities begins
Ending a journey
that transformed South Africa
This was our presentation, thanks for listening.
Are there any Questions?

Made by
Rowan and Paulien

True or False
The real name of Mandela is Nelson
The ANC began a policy of apartheid
Most of his prison time he was on Robben Island
Mandela was in prison for 24 years
Oliver Tambo began a campaign to get his friend free
Mandela died at the age of 95
Mandela and Botha both got the nobel peace prize
Mandela was laid to rest in Soweto
1995 New constitution
1999 resigned as president
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