1918, Rolihlahla Mandela is born in Mvezo, a tiny village in the Transkei, Africa
In 1944 Nelson Mandela and other activiest form the A.N.C youth league. This marked a shift in the congress to a mass movement
Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962 and spent 27 years in jail for political offenses
Nelson Mandela was let free and had a speech. In his speech he talked about how he wanted to end white rule in Africa. He also did many other things after he got out of prison.
Nelson mandela became won the Nobel Peace Prize 1993 and the first black President of South Africa in 1994
This connects to Salva in a long walk to water because Salva went through hard moments like Nelson. Salva was attacked and had to run as a refugee. Also he witnessed his Uncles death Nelson was arrested twice but still fought for African American rights in South Africa and stop white rule.