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    • 1. South Africa
    • 2. Land
    • 3. Land• Borders both the (1) ATLANTIC and Indian Ocean
    • 4. Land• Borders both the (1) ATLANTIC and Indian Ocean• Cape of Good Hope is the most (2) SOUTHERN point on the continent
    • 5. Land• Borders both the (1) ATLANTIC and Indian Ocean• Cape of Good Hope is the most (2) SOUTHERN point on the continent• There are several mountain ranges, including the (3) DRAKENSBERG Range
    • 6. Economy
    • 7. Economy• Has a lot of (4) NATURAL RESOURCES, including diamonds, minerals, and gold
    • 8. Economy• Has a lot of (4) NATURAL RESOURCES, including diamonds, minerals, and gold• Most (5) INDUSTRIALIZED country in Africa
    • 9. Economy• Has a lot of (4) NATURAL RESOURCES, including diamonds, minerals, and gold• Most (5) INDUSTRIALIZED country in Africa• Agriculture and ranching produce a lot of food
    • 10. Economy• Has a lot of (4) NATURAL RESOURCES, including diamonds, minerals, and gold• Most (5) INDUSTRIALIZED country in Africa• Agriculture and ranching produce a lot of food• In rural areas, people are poor and work on subsistence farms
    • 11. History
    • 12. History• 1600’s: Dutch (known as the (6) BOERS) settle in South Africa
    • 13. History• 1600’s: Dutch (known as the (6) BOERS) settle in South Africa • Germans, Belgians, and French joined them
    • 14. History• 1600’s: Dutch (known as the (6) BOERS) settle in South Africa • Germans, Belgians, and French joined them • Spoke (7) AFRIKAANS
    • 15. History• 1600’s: Dutch (known as the (6) BOERS) settle in South Africa • Germans, Belgians, and French joined them • Spoke (7) AFRIKAANS • Took the best land
    • 16. History• 1600’s: Dutch (known as the (6) BOERS) settle in South Africa • Germans, Belgians, and French joined them • Spoke (7) AFRIKAANS • Took the best land• 1800’s: British come to South Africa
    • 17. History• 1600’s: Dutch (known as the (6) BOERS) settle in South Africa • Germans, Belgians, and French joined them • Spoke (7) AFRIKAANS • Took the best land• 1800’s: British come to South Africa• 1902: British defeat the Boers in the Boer War
    • 18. History
    • 19. History• 1912: African National Congress founded by black South Africans
    • 20. History• 1912: African National Congress founded by black South Africans• 1948: (8) APARTHEID starts
    • 21. History• 1912: African National Congress founded by black South Africans• 1948: (8) APARTHEID starts • Races laws that grouped people by race and made it illegal to mix
    • 22. History• 1912: African National Congress founded by black South Africans• 1948: (8) APARTHEID starts • Races laws that grouped people by race and made it illegal to mix • Whites were given the best of everything while other races were given little
    • 23. History• 1912: African National Congress founded by black South Africans• 1948: (8) APARTHEID starts • Races laws that grouped people by race and made it illegal to mix • Whites were given the best of everything while other races were given little• 1991: Apartheid ends
    • 24. History• 1912: African National Congress founded by black South Africans• 1948: (8) APARTHEID starts • Races laws that grouped people by race and made it illegal to mix • Whites were given the best of everything while other races were given little• 1991: Apartheid ends• 1994: (9) NELSON MANDELA is elected as the first black president in the first democratic election
    • 25. People
    • 26. People• (10) 44 million people
    • 27. People• (10) 44 million people• 78% (11) BLACK
    • 28. People• (10) 44 million people• 78% (11) BLACK• 3 largest ethnic groups: (12) ZULU, Sotho, and Xhosa
    • 29. People• (10) 44 million people• 78% (11) BLACK• 3 largest ethnic groups: (12) ZULU, Sotho, and Xhosa• 11 official languages
    • 30. People• (10) 44 million people• 78% (11) BLACK• 3 largest ethnic groups: (12) ZULU, Sotho, and Xhosa• 11 official languages• European South Africans: high standard of living
    • 31. People• (10) 44 million people• 78% (11) BLACK• 3 largest ethnic groups: (12) ZULU, Sotho, and Xhosa• 11 official languages• European South Africans: high standard of living• Black South Africans: many live in (13) TOWNSHIPS and live in poverty
    • 32. People• (10) 44 million people• 78% (11) BLACK• 3 largest ethnic groups: (12) ZULU, Sotho, and Xhosa• 11 official languages• European South Africans: high standard of living• Black South Africans: many live in (13) TOWNSHIPS and live in poverty• Very high rate of HIV/AIDS
    • 33. Did you know?• Home to many species of animal including hippos, lions, penguins, great white sharks, giraffe, mongoose, cheetahs, rhinos, and many more• South Africa has three capitals • Bloemfontain (judicial) • Cape Town (legislative) • Pretoria (executive)