South Africa:The History and People Created by Mr. Raponi
About ___________Population million people live in South Africa. African ethnic groups make up ________ of South Africa’s population. The other 26% consist of people from many different descents such as European, Asian, and African.
Most Africans in SouthAfricans Africa trace their ancestry to the _________________, who were people that settled throughout Africa between the years 100 and 1000 and who had a spoken language. The largest ethnic groups in South Africa today are the ________________ and the _______________.
In the 1600s, theEuropeans ______________ became the first Europeans to settle in South Africa. Over time, German and French settlers joined them. Together, these groups came to speak their own language, ________________
The British settled in South Africa in the earlyEuropeans II _______. By the end of the century, diamonds and gold drew many British to South Africa. War broke out between the British and the Afrikaners in _____________ and after three years, the British won.
In 1910, Afrikaner andNew Nations British territories united into one country. In ___________, the United Kingdom granted South Africa full independence. However, there was extreme _________________ issues in the country. People of Non-European backgrounds had no rights at all.
Do these signs lookfamiliar?They should, they are exactly like the ones found inthe United States before the Civil Rights Movement.
For more than 40 years, people protested theSegregation ________________, which is the Afrikaans word for “Apartness” In 1991, the South African government finally ended the segregation. In 1994, South Africa had its first free election in which all ethnic groups could vote. ____________________ was elected president of the new, equal South African Nation
Most European South Living Africans live in modern homes or apartments.Arrangements All other ethnic groups have much harder lives. Many live in crowded _______________ which are small neighboring outside cities, that are usually not in very good shape.