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Apartheid Web Quest Day #1

Directions: Answer the questions in complete sentences. Everything is two points unless
otherwise noted. The material can be found at ss7h1c.weebly.com.
Day #1:
Activity 1: Reading
Answer the Following Questions:
1. What does apartheid mean?
2. What was the name of the laws that separated the non-whites from the whites? Why
were they called this?

3. Apartheid became more pernicious (evil) in 1950. How?

4. What was the purpose of pass books?

5.

What was the name of the anti-apartheid group led by Nelson Mandela?

6. What were the small areas where black South Africans were given citizenship?

7. What kind of trade barrier did the United Nations enact against South Africa in 1977?
What does this trade barrier do?

8. Who was South Africas last president under apartheid?

9. Which president released Nelson Mandela and all other political prisoners in 1990?

10. When was Nelson Mandela released from prison?

11. When did South Africas Parliament vote to repeal apartheid?

12. Who was elected president of South Africa in 1994?


13. When did Mandela pass away? How old was he?

Term

Definition

Apartheid

Nelson Mandela

F.W. de Klerk

Activity 2:

1. What is apartheid?

2. Give two examples of how people were treated under apartheid.

3.

What role did F.W. de Klerk play in the end of apartheid?

4. What role did Nelson Mandela play in the end of apartheid?

5. What bothers you most about apartheid? How would you react if you had to follow the
pass laws? (Write at least four sentences). 5 points
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Date:____________________

African Web Quest Day #2


Directions: Answer in complete sentences. The material can be found at ss7h1c.weebly.com.

Activity 1:
1. What year did the National Party gain control of South Africa?
2.

What president helped repeal apartheid?

3. What did the 1913 Land Act do?

4.

What happened in Sharpesville in 1960?

5. When and why was Nelson Mandela imprisoned?

Activity 2: Ten Points

Article/Video Title:
Date the Article was published:
Summary:
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How the article relates to what weve learned about apartheid:
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Activity 3:
Directions: Although the questions are multiple choice, please write out your answer.
Video 1:
1. What is apartheid?
2. Apartheid (which translates as, "separateness") was the domination of the white
minority over everyone else... in what ways did they dominate the majority?

3. Which of the following was one of the 148 apartheid laws in South Africa?
a. People were free to choose WHERE they lived.

b. People HAD to carry an I.D. identifying their race/ ethnic group


c. People were allowed to walk freely anytime of the day or night.
d. People could marry whoever they wanted, regardless of skin color.
4. Which of the following was NOT a race in South Africa during apartheid?
a. Colored
b. South African
c. White
d. Indian
5. Which of the following was one of the 148 apartheid laws in South Africa?
a. People were free to choose WHERE they lived.
b. People HAD to carry an I.D. identifying their race/ ethnic group.
c. People were allowed to walk freely anytime of the day or night.
d. People could marry whoever they wanted, regardless of skin color.
6. "Homelands were rural, overcrowded, and lacked jobs." Which of these is
something I could find in my assigned Homeland?
a. Grocery stores
b. Parks and fields.
c. Crime and violence
d. Space to garden and farm.
7. Which of the following is NOT one of the continent's most valuable resources?
a. gold
b. bronze
c. diamonds
d. oil
8. If a person is born in a country, he or she is automatically considered a citizen of
that country?
a. True
b. False
9. The education system in South Africa...
a. gave an equal amount of money to every school.
b. was mandatory for everyone until age 18 to ensure a quality and thorough
education for all.
c. separated the students by race.
d. encouraged everyone to attend college

10. Nelson Mandela became the first Black president of South Africa in 1994.
What do you think South Africa is like today?

Video 2:
1. When did apartheid really begin?
a. 1948
b. 1952
2. What made white people "officially" superior at this time in African history?
a. Popular opinion
b. Laws
3. Was interracial marriage legal during this time?
a. No
b. Yes
4. How many people died during the "peaceful" protest of 1960?
a. Sixteen
b. Six
c. Sixty Nine
5. When did conflict erupt?
a. 1960s
b. 1980s
c. 1970s
6. Who was elected as South Africas first black president?
a. Athol Fugard
b. Nelson Mandela
Video 3:
1. How many years after apartheid is this?
a. 15 years
b. 25 years
c. 20 years
d. 30 years
2. How many people die every week?
a. Four or five
b. More than eight or nine
c. Seven or eight
d. Two or three

3. Is this what you imagined South Africa would look like twenty years after apartheid?
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4. Why would this level of crime occur in South Africa after apartheid?
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5. What things are hard to find in South Africa after apartheid?
a. Work
b. Job advancement
c. An education
d. All of the above
6. Who were the coloreds?
7. What does Imperialism have to do with the state of South Africa today?
Explain the role Imperialism played in the development of today's South Africa.
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Date: ______________

Apartheid Web Quest Day #3

Day #3:
What is South Africa like today? Do you think South Africa will ever see equality? Why or why
not? What are some steps the government and citizens can take to see change in their
country?

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Reflection:
Were you an A or a B? Did you enjoy your experience? What would you change for next
year? What upset you, what made you happy? Was everything fair?

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