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NELSON MANDELA

Historical Background
 Land Act 1913
 Great Depression
 World War II
 Afrikaner National Party
 Self-Governing part of
British empire-1910
 Apartheid
Childhood
 Rolihlahla Mandela -> Nelson Mandela
 Born on July 18,1918
 Madiba Clan in Mvezo, Tanskei

 Mother: Nonqaphi Nosekeni


 Father:Nkosi Mphakanyiswa Gadla Mandela
 Principal counsellor to Acting King of Thembu
People
 Died When Nelson Was 12

 Schooling
 Qunu
 Junior Certificate at Clarkebury Boarding Institute
 Bachelor of Arts

 Ward of Jongintaba at the Great Place in


Mqhekezweni
 Went to Johannesburg
 Mine security officer
 Articles with Attorneys
Personality Traits
 Optimism
 Persistence
 Forgiveness
 Courage
Becoming Famous

 African National Congress (Youth League)


 Programme of Action in 1949
 National Volunteer-in-Chief of the Defiance
Campaign
 ANC President- 1991
 Imprisonment
 1956 Treason Trial
 Umkhonto weSizwe (Spear of the Nation) -
December 16,1961
 Charged under the Suppression of
Communism Act for leaving country without
permit and inciting work strikes
 In 1993 he and President FW de Klerk jointly
won the Nobel Peace Prize
 First African President of South Africa- 1994
Impact on Contemporaries
 Resistance leader
 Eradicating apartheid
Prohibiting discrimination
 Instituting multi-racial
government
 Reconstruction and Development
Plan
 Legal counsel
Resistance
 Apartheid
 Afrikaner National Party
 Population Registration Act
of 1950
 Promotion of Bantu Self-
Government Act of 1959
 Homelands/Bantustans

 Hendrik F. Verwoerd
 P.W. Botha
Impact on Today
 Uniting South Africa
 Nelson Mandela Childrens’
Fund
 Ending Poverty and Disease
for All Children in South Africa
 Left an Example
 Freedoms & rights in South
Africa
 The Nelson Mandela and The
Mandela Rhodes Foundations
A Twist in A Twisted Society
 Land Act 1913
 Population Registration Act
No. 30 (1950)
 Apartheid
 Black Economic
Empowerment