Many people were leaving the colony when the British Government took over. People would leave in huge groups and they known as the Great Trek. They made 3 colonies the Natal, Orange Free State and Thransvaal. They spoke there own language called Afrikaans.
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Different groups joined the Congress Alliance. People were put into different groups and treated differently.There were not equal rights between whites and colored people. South Africa then became known as "White Nation."
People held marches, strikes and other protest. All races protested against the aparthaid. The ANC fought against white nation. Nelson Mandela was put into jail. Fights broke out into crowds, 69 blacks were killed. People also were boycotting and wouldnt buy anything from South Africa.
People such as the U.S. and the U.K. wanted Mandela released from prison. They wanted to stop apartheid. Inside the land people would still speak out against apartheid, a person name Desmond TuTu: Steven Biko was a leader in that time who spoke out against it.
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The Truth and Reconciliation Commison gathered information on human rights. A new Bill of Rights was made and people started coming together. F.W. Klerk was the President of South Africa, he lifted a 30 year ban. He also ordered Mandela be released from prison and he would meet with Mandela on new ways to build South Africa.