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Apartheid was created by Dr Malan, and was introduced in 1948 in South Africa. It was made to separate the different races within south Africa and the apartheid laws would

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Question 2 Apartheid was created by Dr Malan, and was introduced in 1948 in South Africa. It was made to separate the different races within south Africa and the apartheid laws would force the black men and women into leaving their family and friend. This torture lasted for a horrific 42 years until it was finally banished. Dr Malan aimed to completely separate the 'colours' from white, so he could keep the white race pure. He tried to accomplish this by passing laws such as; the mixed marriages act in 1948, which stopped whites and non-whites from getting married which prevented mixed raced children from being born. However there was a loop hole. This law didn't suggest that single people couldn't have sexual intercourse. So Dr Malan had to enforce another law to stop those single black and white people, from having sex. The next law was called the immorality act. This stopped single people from having sex with other races of people. Although many people didn't abide by it and so those caught would be arrested and jailed. This didn't look good for Dr Malan, as he was arresting white South Africans as well as black South Africans. ...read more.


Dr Malan was planning for the future, and wasn't going to stop there. By moving the black race out of towns and cities, this meant more space for whites to live in and many more jobs were available for poor whites that couldn't get a job before when the blacks lived in the towns. This helped Dr Malan's aim of keeping the white race supreme. The black people would be moved into '10 tribal homelands' known as Bantustans set up in 1959. This was so that the black people could govern them selves. This is what they were told, however it was also an easy way to get rid of the blacks out of town and not give a bad name to Dr Malan. The Bantustans were based in extremely poor areas, where as the whites had a very good living standard in the towns and cities. This also helped make the white race supreme, just as Dr Malan wanted. Although a few blacks simply couldn't move due to their work, these race cases would certainly be because of they had powerful white bosses, whom wanted the black men and women to be servants on very low pay. ...read more.


And many would be given such a tortures time in the cells by white police officers, they wouldn't set foot on the streets again. However the new Prime Minister Uerwoerd wasn't happy still and further wanted to punish blacks for causing trouble. In 1965 he allowed blacks to be kept in jail without charge for 180 days. Everyday of which would be made to get more painful for the 'criminal' but really they were no more than victims. Dr Malan came in to change South Africa, and he did. He accomplished everything he wanted to do. Yet he can't be around to dictate the country forever. But what he has done to the country will never be forgotten. Apartheid was brought in by one man whom wanted to change the past present and future of South Africa. He succeed with the past, destroying all the countries mixed culture heritage. He succeeded with the present changing millions of lives, many of which died in the process. And he has succeeded with the future, South African continued to believe in the segregation of blacks and whites. That was until another man came into power. A man that had spent 27 years under the tightest security known to man, on an island in the middle of the pacific with nowhere to hide. But most importantly he was black. ...read more.

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