Nelson Mandela

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Nelson Mandela

  1. 1. NELSON MANDELA By: Joe Marion
  2. 2. My Essential Question <ul><li>What gave Nelson Mandela the courage to decide he wants to go against the anti a partied? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why I picked this topic? <ul><li>I picked Nelson Mandela as my topic because I wanted to know more about him as a person. Also because Nelson Mandela was something I didn't know much about. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What I already knew about this topic? <ul><li>I knew that he was from South Africa. I also knew that he is 91yrs old and he went to jail for 27 years. </li></ul>
  5. 5. FACTS <ul><li>As a young boy he was really tall for his age. </li></ul><ul><li>Like most children that lived in Africa he herded sheep and cattle </li></ul><ul><li>Mandela was the only boy in his family with three sisters. </li></ul>
  6. 6. FACTS <ul><li>Nelson Mandela’s father died In 1927. </li></ul><ul><li>His first wife’s name was Evelyn Mase and they were divorced in 1957 after having three kids. </li></ul><ul><li>He was married again to Winnie Madikizela in 1958. </li></ul>
  7. 7. FACTS <ul><li>In the winter of 1964 he was sentenced to life in prison. </li></ul><ul><li>Between 1968 and 1969 Mandela’s eldest son and his mother died. </li></ul><ul><li>He remained in prison on Robin island for 18 years before being transferred. </li></ul>
  8. 8. FACTS <ul><li>In 1992 Mandela divorced his wife Winnie after she was convicted on charges of kidnapping and accessory to assault. </li></ul><ul><li>On February 2, 1990 President F.W Klerk announced Mandela’s imminent release. </li></ul><ul><li>Nelson Mandela was underground for more then a year. </li></ul>
  9. 9. FACTS <ul><li>Nelson Mandela’s prison number was 46664. </li></ul><ul><li>Nelson Mandela was an avid boxer. </li></ul><ul><li>Mandela’s birth name Rolihlahla means,” To pull a branch of a tree” or troublemaker. </li></ul><ul><li>Nelson Mandela holds honary degrees from more than 50 universities. </li></ul>
  10. 10. DID YOU KNOW <ul><li>Did you know that he was once the African president. </li></ul><ul><li>Did you know that he will be at the soccer championship in 2010 and will be giving the winning team the trophy. </li></ul><ul><li>Did you know he was married to 4 wives in his lifetime. </li></ul>
  11. 11. QUESTIONS I STILL HAVE <ul><li>What's the greatest thing you ever did for your birthday? </li></ul><ul><li>What was your eldest son’s name? </li></ul><ul><li>Were you the oldest out of your three sisters? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Works Sited <ul><li>www.time.com/time/time 100/ leaders/proflie/mandela.html </li></ul><ul><li>News.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>Nelson Mandela book by Mary Benson. </li></ul>

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