The Creation of Apartheid – Learn about the growing Afrikaner nationalist movement and philosophy of Apartheid.
Life Under Apartheid – Learn about the impact of various pieces of Apartheid legislation on the people of South Africa.
Early Resistance – Learn about the early attempts of the ANC and other groups to protest Apartheid by peaceful means.
Towards Armed Resistance – Learn about the Sharpeville Massacre and the growth of armed resistance groups leading to Rivionia trial.
The Black Consciousness Movement – Learn about the role of Steve Biko in the fight against Apartheid and the Soweto uprising.
International Opposition – Learn how people in other nations attempted to isolate and damage the Apartheid regime.
Apartheid in the 1980s – Learn about efforts to reform Apartheid in the face of growing national and international pressures.
The Fall of Apartheid – Learn how the Apartheid system came to and end during the early 1990s.
South Africa After Apartheid – Learn about the struggles, challenges , and failures of post-Apartheid South Africa.
Each section comes with reading, question, and project sheets to help students learn and demonstrate mastery of the information.
A full PowerPoint is included to help guide students through each separate section.
At the end of the unit is a test including multiple-choice, and written questions.
Part One of the unit is available and covers the history of South Africa during the colonial era showing how events between the 1600s and mid-1900s influenced the later Apartheid era.
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