scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 270
Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela was born on July 18 1918 Umtata Transkei Nelson Mandela was a South African lawyer and he was also a black nationalist who was the African National Congress fropm March 1990 Mr Mandela was imprisoned from 1962 to February 1990 because of his poltical activities and he became a symbol of the frustrated aspirations of South Africas black majority Nelson Mandela the son of chief Henry Mandela of the Xhosa-speacking Tembu tribe Nelson mandela was educated at University College of Fort Hare and the University of Witwatersrand and qualified in law in 9142 He joined the ANC in 1944 and soon became one of the black-liberation groups leaders He engaged in resistance against the ruling National Partys aparteid policies after 1948 and eventually went on trial for treasonin 1956-61This trial was acquitted 1961 During this extended he devorced his first wife and married Nomzamo Winifred After the massacre of unarmed Africans by police forces at Sharpeville in 1960 and the subsequent banning of the ANC Mandela abandoned hisnonviolent stance and began advocating actsof sabotage against the South African regime In 1961 he was jailed again and sentenced to five years imprisonment In 1963 the imprisoned Mandela and several other men were tried for sabatage treason and violent conspiracy in the celebrated Rivonia Trial named after a fashionable suburb of Johannesburg where raiding police had discovered quantities of arms and equipment at the headquarters of the underground Umkhonto Spear of the Nation the ANCs military wing Mandela had been a founder of the organization and admitted the truth of some of the charges that were made against him On June 11 1964 he was sentenced to life imprisonment
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA