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  • 1. Nelson Mandela
  • 2. Growing up
    • Nelson Mandela was born on the 18 th of July 1918
    • Nelson played with toys made from stuff like branches and clay
    • Sadly at the age of nine Nelsons father died of lung disease
    • And too top it off south Africa was a place which believed in apartheid which means separate or apart because of it the black people were deprived of their citizenship.
  • 3. Here’s a example
  • 4. School and Education
    • Nelson Mandela was the very first person to go school in his family
    • Nelson was given the name Nelson by his teacher
    • After primary school he enrolled for University College of Forte Hare for a bachelor art degree that is where he meet his life long friend Oliver Tambo.
  • 5. Nelson and Oliver
  • 6. In prison
    • Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 27 years for encouraging black people to go on strike and for illegally leaving South Africa.
    • All because he wanted to stop racism
    • He was 72 when he was released.
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  • 8. Becoming president
    • Nelson Mandela became the president of South Africa on the 10th of May in 1994
    • 10 th of May till the 14 th of June 1999
    • During his time as president he fought against racism and apartheid's
    • Although many people still believe that racism is around not a lot of people like to talk about it
    • Now black people have the same rights as white.
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  • 10. Retirement
    • When Nelson Mandela retired he returned to his home town Qunu, Transkei were he was born.
    • And if you were wondering Nelson had three wives there names are Winnie, Evelyn and Graça Mandela
    • Graça is still Nelson mandelas wife.
    • Nelson is 91 and is being treated for prostate cancer.
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  • 12. Thank You
    • Thanks for watching my slide show Nelson Mandela is an inspiration to all us. I hope to see many more good people like him around in the future. Thanks for watching
    • I got my info from......
    • Enotes.com
    • Wikipedia and
    • www.questionhome.com
    • By Emily
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