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Unformatted text preview: because of what they had brought to Africa. Mandela view was very different; he believed that South Africa belonged to all those who lived in it, not to one race, be it black or white, but to everyone. Mandela did not want to start an interracial war, but was part of the resistance movement in the country at the time. Mandela was all for non-violent protest; he also stated that the issues at hand could be settled with peaceful discussions and that the object of full political rights for Africans could eventually be achieved with the white governments co-operation. In conclusion, Verwoerd tried to argue for his Apartheid system saying what the whites brought to Africa was invaluable and put South Africa on the map, thus giving the whites the right to control South Africa. Mandelas argument was different as he believed no single group had the rights to the country but everyone who lived there deserved equal rights....
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2012 for the course POL 1004F taught by Professor Zwele during the Spring '11 term at University of Cape Town.
- Spring '11