Many people left when the British government took over and in 1948 a political party called the National Party began the apartheid program
Stage 1: Complaining
Apartheid laws had many restrictions on nonwhites whites and nonwhites were separated and nonwhites had fewer educational opportunities, it was illegal for nonwhites to live and work in certain places, it was illegal for marriage between races, and resteraunts were separated by race
You can't come to this restraunt it's not allowed here if you don't leave now I'm calling the police!
On June 16, 1976 several thousand African American children had marched through the Township of Soweto to protest the use of Afrikaans in schools meanwhile the (ANC) fought against white domination and Africans of all races protested
Stage 2: Protest
We want change!!
In 1960 police fired on demonstrators killing 60 people and over 180 wounded. The government reacted violently to stop people from protesting. In 1962 Nelson Mandela is arrested
Stage 3: Revolution
In September 1989 F.W. de klerk became president of South Africa. In 1990 Mandela was released from prison and him and de klerk made a plan to change South Africa's government. The new constitution included representation for whites, colreds, and Indians