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Research Paper On Nelson Mandela

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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a human activist, first black president of South America, and a man of peace. Nelsons real name, Rolihlahla, translates to “troublemaker”, I guess we could both say he was far from that. Nelson was an amazing man, but do you know how he became that amazing man? Nelson Mandela was born to Gadla Henry Mphakanyiswa and Nosekeni Fanny, in Mvezo, South Africa to the Xhosa tribe. Ever wondered why his name is Nelson and not any other African tribal name? On the first day of elementary school, Mandela's name was changed from Rolihlahla to Nelson so the teachers could easily pronounce his name. As his school years went on, Nelson went to primary school and was the first of his siblings to get an formal education. Mandela …show more content…

Nelson wasn’t ready for marriage so he ran away to work as a night watchman. During the apartheid South Africa was separated. The apartheid lasted from 1948 to ` 1991. The apartheid separated whites from the colored, indians, or any other color than white. There were white only beaches, restaurants, stores. Places we love to go now, were separated in South Africa. Nelson played a huge part in ending the apartheid. Nelson would have protests and rallies against the South African government. Nelson was arrested in 1962 for allegedly trying to overthrow the state.
Nelson spent 27 years of his life in prison. Missing his kids grow up, birthdays, weddings. And finally on February 11th, 1990 Nelson was released. Four years later, the people of South Africa voted Nelson Mandela as their first black president of South Africa. Nelson was president from 1994 to 1999.
Nelson has had done a lot of amazing things in his long life, but there has been conspiracies roaming the internet. When did Nelson Mandela actually die? Many people remember Nelson dying in jail in the 80s, it's in many history books websites many many many things. If you search "when did Nelson Mandela die?" the "answer" is 2013. But how come most people remember him dying in jail in 1980? This is called the Mandela Effect. It is a conspiracy theory revolving around Mandela, and how he either died in 1980 or

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