The Man Who Would Change History Forever: Nelson Mandela Essay

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Nelson Mandela became a world leader and changed history forever. He had a lot of quotes. One that I thought was interesting was, “Education is one of the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” (Brainyquote. Xplore, n.d. web. 07 Dec. 2013) He used his education to try and bring peace back to his country. He did this by becoming a leader. He became a leader by putting an end to Apartheid. This is racial segregation.

Nelson Mandela was born in the city Mvezo, Transkei, in South Africa, on July 18, 1918. His parents names were Noqaphi Nosekeni and Mphakanyiswa Gadla Mandela. His full name is Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. His father was a village chief. His father died when he was a little boy. After that he
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Nelson Mandela became a world leader and changed history forever. He had a lot of quotes. One that I thought was interesting was, “Education is one of the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” (Brainyquote. Xplore, n.d. web. 07 Dec. 2013) He used his education to try and bring peace back to his country. He did this by becoming a leader. He became a leader by putting an end to Apartheid. This is racial segregation.

Nelson Mandela was born in the city Mvezo, Transkei, in South Africa, on July 18, 1918. His parents names were Noqaphi Nosekeni and Mphakanyiswa Gadla Mandela. His full name is Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. His father was a village chief. His father died when he was a little boy. After that he became a ward of Jongintaba at the Great Place in Mqhekezweni.

He went to school at Clarkebury Boarding Institute, Wesleyan College, University of Fort Hare, University of London, and University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. After that he started to become more of a leader. By becoming more of a leader he spoke out against Apartheid and how it was bad and that it needed to stop.

After speaking out against Apartheid, he was put on jail. He was arrested in a countryside. He was charged with sabotage. They decided to put him in jail for life. After about 27 years in jail, the people started to protest to let Mandela out of jail. He was released and everyone in South Africa was very happy to be able to see him again. He secretly left South

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