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Apartheid In South Africa
Apartheid Apartheid; an Afrikaans word meaning “separateness”± or “the state of being apart”± literally “aparthood”± was a system of racial segregation in South Africa enforced through legislation by the National Party± the governing party from 1(9#4'8 to 1(9(9#4²
Why did apartheid start in South Africa? After the National Party gained power in South Africa in 1(9#4'8 it’s all white government immediately began enforcing existing policies of racial segregation under a system of legislation that it called apartheid²
Racism apart of Apartheid Under apartheid± nonwhite South Africans would be forced to live in separate areas from whites and use separate facilities± and contact between the two groups would be limited² Despite strong and consistent opposition to apartheid within and outside of South Africa± its laws remained in effect for the better part of $5° years² In 1(9(9 1± the government of President F²W de Klerk began to repeal most of the legislation that provided the bases for apartheid²

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