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Explain if any of these reasons were more important than others in bringing the apartheid to an end.

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* Opposition to apartheid in south S Africa. * The white governments attempt to try and deal with its enemies inside s Africa. * The work of individuals such as Botha, De klerk and Mandella. * South Africa's actions in other countries. * Actions taken by foreign governments to bring apartheid to an end. The opposition to the apartheid in s Africa was mostly down to the protest groups like the A.N.C who had protests and they were peaceful but the S. African government often reacted with violence so that they would stop protesting. Some times the protests involved using the utilities singled out for the whites, they tried to get as many people arrested as possible so that they would make life as dificult as possible for the government and the police force. ...read more.


Without South Africa's government's enemies there would have been less of an effect from the other governments in other countries. The work of Mandela did not only aggravate the South African government but he alerted the world to what was going on. Since everyone out side South Africa was mainly hearing the whites point of view of what was happening in South Africa. It was Mandela that started to tell people what was actually happening in South Africa. It is people like this that kept the blacks moral up and kept them fighting for what was right even if they thought there was no point in it. Botha needed the support of some of the better off South Africans. ...read more.


In the 1960 there were sanctions by the UN but they did not work because there were so many advantages to using South Africa than bad points. People thought that it was a bad idea because they could make so much money. But later on the governments that were trying to use South Africa to their benefit were being annoyed by the people in they're countries. Because of this they pulled out and the only difference is that people like Mandela were telling everyone what was going on in South Africa. Because of this the people know and because they know they decide to complain that thier country has anything to do with such a heartless set of laws. By Rachael Stow ...read more.

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