South Africa 2

For afrikaners the np dramatically improved their

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Unformatted text preview: iate military action against the apartheid regime **Mandela** Opposition to Apartheid •The government countered by arresting Mandela and other top ANC leaders in 1963 and sentencing them to life in prison •The ongoing repression led to the incarceration and murder of thousands of South Africans who actively resisted apartheid •Although not all whites supported the apartheid system, the NP skillfully retained the majority’s allegiance. For Afrikaners, the NP dramatically improved their political and economic status, making them dependent on the perpetutating the status quo ! ! Opposition to Apartheid Continued ! •The NP played on English- speaking whites' fears of black rule •The end of colonialism created in...
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