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The Ending of White Minority Rule in South Africa

Summary: Describes and explains the factors which brought apartheid to an end in South Africa. Explores the role of former prisoner, Nelson Mandela.
The ending of white minority rule in South Africa was achieved only by Nelson Mandela'. Do you agree with this statement? Explain your answer in detail.

The election of the first non-racial Parliament in South Africa, April 1994, is a landmark event in the history of the twentieth century. After 46 years of Apartheid, Nelson Mandela became South Africa's first ever black President. Apartheid, meaning "separateness" or "apartness" in Afrikaans came not only to mean segregation, but also white domination of all other races. Apartheid was based on exploitation of the majority of South Africans, causing much misery, deprivation and degradation throughout the country. The policy was officially introduced in 1948, when the National Party introduced it as part of their campaign in the General Elections. The Black people of South Africa were separated from the white minority known as the Afrikaners. This stripped the Native Blacks and other racial groups...

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