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  • 1. Nelson Mandela
  • 2.
    • Nelson Mandela was born in
    • South Africa in 1918.
  • 3.
    • Until 1992, the government in South
    • Africa ran an apartheid . An apartheid
    • is when black people have to live apart
    • from white people.
    • Most black people had no jobs, were
    • very poor and could not vote because
    • of this.
  • 4.
    • Nelson grew up in a village
    • and went away to study
    • law when he was a young
    • man. He wanted to help
    • free black people from
    • apartheid .
  • 5.
    • In 1944 he joined the
    • African National Congress .
    • They made protests about the
    • apartheid but Nelson was
    • arrested and jailed twice
    • for being the leader
    • of the ANC.
  • 6.
    • In 1960 the government killed many
    • black people for taking part in these
    • protests.
    • In 1963 Nelson was sent to prison for
    • taking part in these protests.
  • 7.
    • This is Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was kept in prison.
  • 8. This is the prison.
  • 9.
    • This is the cell where
    • Nelson Mandela spent
    • 27 years in prison.
    • He was released in
    • 1990 after the laws
    • were changed.
  • 10.  
  • 11.
    • In 1991 he became president of the
    • ANC and encouraged the president of
    • Africa to end apartheid.
    • He won the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize for
    • this and then became president of South
    • Africa in 1994 – and black people were
    • allowed to vote for the first time.
  • 12.
    • He worked to bring peace to the
    • country and to help black people.
    • He retired in 1999 and now travels the
    • world helping other countries solve
    • their problems.