system of Apartheid into something fair for everyone. If they spoke up against Apartheid then they would be breaking the law and would be prosecuted for it. Breaking the law is exactly what Nelson Mandela did in an attempt to bring about change. At first he tried to end Apartheid through peaceful negotiations, but when that failed, violence erupted. He was prosecuted and sentenced to 27 years in prison for his actions. He did not give up, however, on his dream to end Apartheid in South Africa. After his release in the year 1990, he again took on a peaceful approach for ending this unfair system. After three long years of peaceful negotiations, Nelson Mandela finally achieved his goal and Apartheid ended. Now all South Africans, regardless of their race, could pledge their allegiance to a new integrated country and its first democratically elected President, Nelson Mandela. 1. According to the text, Apartheid(A) never really existed in South Africa(B) lasted for just under 50 years(C lasted for over 250 years(D) lasted for just over 50 years
2. Which statement is a fact?
3. After reading this, I can infer that
4. Poor schools in South Africa were, for blacks,
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