Apartheid

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Apartheid In South Africa By: Adam Vester Apartheid, the Afrikaans word for “apartness” was the system used in South Africa from the years 1948 to 1994. During these years the nearly 31.5 million blacks in South Africa were treated cruelly and without respect. They were given no representation in the National party even though they made up most of the country. It was not until 1994 when a black man name Nelson Mandela came to power in the South …

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…in riots, which was a big part of the revolution in South Africa. Through my research I have come to understand the story Waiting For The Rain a lot better. I now know that the apartheid system was on a much larger scale than just the characters in the book. The story may be a fiction but now after doing all my research if I had read the book I would have totally believed it.