The Legacy Of Nelson Mandela Essay

1085 Words Mar 1st, 2016 5 Pages
‘’ Is it Hollywood or is it History?’’

‘’ It always seems impossible till its done’’.This is a famous quote from Nelson Mandela who was once President of South Africa . Mandela was famous for taking his country out of a apartheid. Recently i watched the movie Invictus, which is about how mandela used the sport of rugby to bring his country together. I have also done research of the true events time period and people. I will prove that the film, Invictus was historically accurate by discussing the true historical people and events, summarizing the movie, and comparing and contrasting how the movie portrayed the true people and events.

Nelson Mandela had a very interesting life. He was born in 1918 in the district of umtata and nicknamed ‘Trouble maker’. His father Chief henry lost his land and title because he didn 't want to follow the british laws. Mandela was an South African. During Mandela’s childhood , many changes occured.as nelson enters adulthood their realizing that all is not well in his country. While living and working in Johannesburg, Nelson begins to experience racism first hand begins to participate in political activities against apartheid. As mandela and anc are working for a free south africa’s. The government is making a stricter apartheid law. The anc and Mandela became more defiant in their fight for freedom. As he worked on his law career he also participated in many political activities. Mandela goes through rough time in his personal…

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