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High schoolers explore apartheid. In this South Africa lesson, students discover details regarding apartheid and determine how the black majority suffered under apartheid. High schoolers discuss why the white minority leadership of South Africa gave up political control of the country to the black majority.
Students discuss the way nations try to influence the actions of other nations. After reviewing the conditions of the apartheid in South Africa until its dissolution in the early 1990s, they debate the issue of U.S. economic sanctions designed to isolate foreign countries. They collect necessary information to support their side of the debate before they argue their case.
Students examine the instances in history in which groups of people were segregated by race or ethnicity. After reading an article, they discover how apartheid impacted people's attempt to an education. Using the internet, they research various apartheid policies and write a perspective of people who lived in South Africa during these times.
Learners explore how those children returning felt isolated and how shocked they were by the changes in Britain. They explain the impact that World War Two had upon the generation born during the war. Students explore how people felt about rebuilding their lives after World War Two. Three lesson plans included.