For those who are enrolled in the tutoring sessions here is the
Essay question for the prelim exam.
This is due on Wed. April 29th. You may type or handwrite your
answer, but it MUST be handed in with your worksheet by Wed.
to receive credit.
In no less than (5) paragraphs, please write a short essay
describing the colonization, “Apartheid” system, and
independence in South Africa. In order to receive full credit, you
should be as descriptive as possible. Include as many relevant
names, dates, countries, legislation, etc. Your essay should include
an introductory paragraph, followed by three body paragraphs
(colonization, Apartheid, independence), and finally you should
end with a concluding paragraph detailing the significant effects
of the three topics covered.
Colonization, “Apartheid” system and independence in South Africa
South Africa has been tormented by the three important era of colonization, Apartheid era
and finally independence. Even the independence has been tormenting for South Africa
because it is still trying to come out of the after-effects of colonization and the Apartheid
period. These three periods significantly changed the history of South Africa.
South Africa was under the control of Europeans from 1652 till the end of the apartheid
era. The first to settle in South Africa were the Portuguese, but they did not settle down
and used only the coast of South Africa for navigation purpose. The Dutch were the first
permanent settlers and then they formed a colony. They developed a language from the