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    Nelson Mandela

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    Nelson Mandela was born in the village of Mvezo, on the eastern coast of South Africa, on 18 July 1918. In 1930, when he was only 12 years old, his father died, leaving him to depend on his mother. Mandela was brought up listening to the elders’ stories of his ancestor’s bravery during times of war, sparking a fire in him to contribute to the freedom struggle of his people. Nelson Mandela would go to on boycott his university, because of its treatment of colored people. He would eventually be thrusted onto a national stage, and spend many years behind, and later be elected the President of South Africa. This essay will cover Mandela’s many movements including his time in jail that led to the ending of Apartheid. He attended South African Native…

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    Nelson Mandela Analysis

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    an ideal for which I am prepared to die” (“Nelson Mandela”). Mandela stated that he only fought for the right reason for free nation for all to live and achieved and die for freedom as he told the court. Even though, Mandela was not punished with dead penalty, he was sentenced in prison at robbed Island while the while the white prisoner who fought with him went to Pretoria Prison. While he was at the robbed Island for four years Mandela's mother died and his eldest son the following year and…

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    Nelson Mandela Impact

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    This milestone in history inspired many blacks who have been defeated that anything can happen if you fight for it without the use of violence, being compassionate and kind, working hard for what is right. I ask questions like what if Nelson Mandela didn’t become president of South Africa? What if he didn’t fight for what it is right? Would slavery still exist? Asking myself these questions remind me of the journey to freedom and major change. Without people willing to fight, we will still be…

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    Who Is Nelson Mandela?

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    was Nelson Mandela (1918-2013). His contribution helped bring the end of apartheid and he was a global advocate for human rights. Through many hardships he persevered and by 1994, he was elected president of South Africa. I chose Nelson Mandela because in high school, one of my teachers had a deep appreciation for him and I was very intrigued in what he had to say. Sadly, he has recently past away; however, his ideology spread across the world and it gained him a nobel peace prize. One of his…

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    Nelson Mandela Hero

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    most influential people whoever lived and changed the face of not a country but a continent, would be, Nelson Mandela. Displaying courage, bravery, intellect, and a fight for the rights of millions, Nelson Mandela proves to be a quintessential modern day hero. Despite the fact that he had recently passed away, his legacy will live on for the people of Africa. He made a difference within African societies, and broke another social boundary that was holding back the development of countries. He…

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    Nelson Mandela Obstacles

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    Despite being in prison,Mandela and other black prisoners had to battle just to be treated on par with other non black prisoners.Although Mandela’s 27 years in prison were dominated by tremendous hardships,such as freezing winter nights,suffocating summer days and poor food conditions he managed to find ways to free south africa from apartheid government and also to help his own country to become a peaceful country.Because of these he fought for freedom and equality in a nonviolent way. In the…

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    Nelson Mandela Obstacles

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    As a result of the apartheid, many people rebelled against the government. Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela were two such activists. Nelson Mandela was born to a royal family, but was the first in his family to receive a proper education (“Nelson Mandela” np). Soon after the passing of the apartheid laws, Mandela began to protest against the unfair treatment of black people (“Nelson Mandela” np). During a peaceful protest, the government opened fire on the protesters and killed sixty nine people…

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    decades later, and won rights for his people. It was Martin Luther King Jr. fought to end it here. Over in Africa, it was Nelson Mandela who stepped up for his country, and ended Apartheid. Apartheid was a system of segregation enforced by Europeans in South Africa from 1948 to 1994. The National Party were the orchestrators of it all, as the Bantu Authorities Act was one of the first…

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    Nelson Mandela Quote

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    Nelson Mandela once said that “There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” Although, Nelson Mandela isn’t an actor and doesn’t even have anything to do with the show business he still is an inspiration to many. I relate to this quote in many ways; one way I relate to this quote is that I feel that anyone can accomplish what they want if they try harder. Also, people shouldn’t see themselves as less then what they…

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    The Impact of Nelson Mandela Racism has been challenged by the accomplishments of Nelson Mandela as described by the article, “Nelson Mandela remembered: ‘He achieved more than could be expected of any man’,” published in Chicago Tribune on December 6, 2013. Nelson Mandela was born in racially controlled South Africa with the intentions of making it equal. The minority white had almost all control of the socio-economic and political power of South Africa. Nelson went on a journey throughout his…

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