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Topic Apartheid Thesis Statement Outline Apartheid ISouth Africa IISeperateness A Black B White C Colored Mixed Race D Asian IIISegregation A Housing B Education C Employment D Public Accomodations E Transportation Notecards 1 Apartheid pronounced ah PAHRT hayt or pronounced ah PAHRT hyt was from 1948 until 1991 the South African governments policy of rigid racial segregation The word apartheid means separateness in Afrikaans one of South Africas official languages Built on earlier South African laws and customs apartheid classified every South African by race as either 1 black 2 white 3 Colored mixed race or 4 Asian Apartheid required segregation in housing education employment public accommodations and transportation It segregated not only almost all whites from nonwhites but also major nonwhite groups from each other It also limited the rights of nonwhites to own and occupy land and to enter white neighborhoods 2 The South African government tried to justify apartheid by claiming that peaceful coexistence of the races was possible only if the races were separated from one another However white South Africans used apartheid chiefly as a way to control the vast nonwhite majority Most South Africans strongly opposed apartheid Leading opposition groups included the African National Congress ANC Most ANC members were blacks Between 1948 and 1991 large numbers of people protested apartheid by staging boycotts demonstrations and strikes Violence often broke out and thousands of people most of them blacks were killed 3 But apartheids effects continued even after the laws were repealed Today many blacks and other nonwhites continue to face unofficial segregation and discrimination in South Africa Apartheid is the policy of racial segregation formerly followed in South Africa The word apartheid means separateness in the Afrikaans language and it described the rigid racial division between the governing white minority population and the nonwhite majority population Apartheid was the political policy for South Africa
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