Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Nelson Mandela


Published on

Published in: News & Politics, Spiritual
  • Be the first to comment

Nelson Mandela

  1. 1. Nelson Mandela By: Julia De Prince
  2. 2. Why I chose this topic <ul><li>I chose this topic because it was the topic that interested me the most because I wondered how one man can do so much for a place. Also, I wanted to learn more about what, Nelson Mandela did to change Africa. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What I already knew about the topic. <ul><li>I knew that, Nelson Mandela was an anti-apartheid activist and went to jail for it. Also, after the apartheid ended, he was elected president of South Africa. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Essential Question <ul><li>My essential question is, Why is Nelson Mandela important to Africa? </li></ul>
  5. 5. New things I have learned about Nelson Mandela <ul><li>He fought for equal rights between blacks and whites in South Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>He was anti-apartheid activist. </li></ul><ul><li>He went from being a political prisoner in the apartheid state of S. Africa, to the prime minister after its political revolution. </li></ul><ul><li>He spent most of his years in prison on Robin island. </li></ul><ul><li>He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work transforming the government of South Africa from one that was oppressive to blacks, into a multi-racial democracy. </li></ul><ul><li>During his presidency he wanted to include the white demographic in the new government of S. Africa. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Information that was surprising to me <ul><li>I found that him going to jail was surprising. </li></ul><ul><li>He was the leader of the African National Congress’s armed wing. </li></ul><ul><li>He was able to change a whole country by just standing up for what he believed in. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Questions I still have about this topic <ul><li>Where is Nelson Mandela now? </li></ul><ul><li>What changes did Nelson do during his presidency? </li></ul><ul><li>Were there any other problems after the apartheid? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Websites I got my information about this topic <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>’s_role_in_the_struggle_for_South_Africa </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Picture: </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you for watching! </li></ul>