Unformatted text preview: were persistent in trying to obtain their goal. The pressure on the NP from overseas also contributed highly towards the negotiation process. Sanctions were issued on South Africa which prevented participation in sport and trading with other countries to name a few. These sanctions took a heavy toll on South Africa’s economy and the bad press shone badly upon South Africa as a whole. This put immense pressure on the NP to change the political system. The ANC understood that overthrowing the NP could only be done by revolution which would result in terrible violence The NP came to terms with the fact that they would never be able to control the black majority, and combined with that knowledge and the pressure from overseas, both parties came to the mutual agreement of negotiation to resolve their conflict....
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- Spring '11
- African National Congress, mutually bad position