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Confronting Apartheid

Examine the complicated history and lasting legacy of apartheid in South Africa.
History
Social Studies
Civics/Citizenship

Table of Contents

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Chapter 1
Democracy & Civic Engagement
South Africa

Before Apartheid

Understand the history of people living and settling in the South African region and explore how racial and ethnic identities created tension in the years leading to apartheid.

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Chapter 2
Democracy & Civic Engagement
South Africa

Early Apartheid: 1948-1970

Learn about the early development of apartheid as the white South African government formed a legal system of racial hierarchy and non-white South Africans resisted these laws.

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Chapter 3
Democracy & Civic Engagement
South Africa

Growing Resistance Meets Growing Repression

Investigate the resurgent wave of international and domestic anti-apartheid activism that led to increased violence before both sides compromised over a legal conclusion to apartheid.

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Chapter 4
Democracy & Civic Engagement
South Africa

Transition to Democracy

Examine the continuing struggle for South Africa as it creates a representative democracy, attempts to heal from the legacy of apartheid, and searches for a new, inclusive identity.

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