South Africa 2

Demographic pressure and growing unrest 2 economic

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Unformatted text preview: dependent African states that supported the ANC, and the United Nations condemned apartheid as early as 1952 and imposed an arms embargo on South Africa in 1977. •Nevertheless, in the context of the cold war, South Africa was able to gain support (from the United States in particular) by portraying its ]ight against the ANC as a struggle against communism ! The Transition to Democracy •There was nothing inevitable about South Africa's transition from apartheid to majority rule •Five categories of factors need to be considered to explain the momentous political shift that culminated in...
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