The British government and the Boers (Dutch settlers) took over and many people fled to the north and the east.
Revolution (Stage 3)
The Apartheid laws really restricted non-whites on where they could work, live ,and travel. The non-whites had to carry I.D. papers incase they got checked by security somewhere in South Africa.
Recovery (Stage 4)
Thank you so much F.W. for getting me out of prison
In South Africa around the 1980's the U.S. and the United kingdom wanted Nelson Mandela freed. South Africa wouldn't free him so they threatened them by not buying their goods.
Were not buying anything from u unless you free Mandela
The South African government didn't like the rallies and protests that were occurring so, they acted with violence and at a peaceful protest in Sharpeville 1960 and the police killed 69 people and wounded many others.
F.W. de Klerk was elected president of South Africa in 1989, he got rid of the bans on aparthied rallies, ANC and a couple other organizations like the ANC. De Klerk released Nelson Mandela to help him Make the society better for everyone.