Essays Tagged: "South Africa"

Stephen Biko

Stephen Bantu BikoStephen Biko is known internationally as the founder of the South African Students' Organization (SASO), and a leading force in the South Africa Black Conscious ... d him to became a powerful leader.Steve Biko was born on December 18, 1946, in King William's Town, South Africa. He father was a clerk and his mother was a housemaid. Following the Sharpeville massac ... t the University of Natal Medicine in 1968, he became involved in the multiracial National Union of South African Students. He was known by peers and adults as a student leader This organization fough ...

(4 pages) 59 0 3.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Marajuana: effects and after affects

rcotic, and explain many vieMarijuana has many different names such as 'kif' in Morocco, 'doggo' in South Africa and 'gangi' in India. There are many slang terms for this type of drug such as 'grass,' ...

(2 pages) 88 1 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Trevor Huddleston

, chastity and obedience.In 1943 Father Huddleston was sent by the Community of the Resurrection to South Africa, where he was made Priest-in-Charge of the Community's Sophiatown and Orlando Anglican ... diocese of Johannesburg.In 1949 he was appointed Provincial of the Community of the Resurrection in South Africa and Superintendent of St Peter's School. During this period in South Africa, Trevor Hud ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Reading 'At the Edge' - by Ronnie Govender - has led to a better understanding of the Indian community (a personal response.)

Being born in Southern Africa can in many lights be seen as a very bad state of affairs to find yourself in. But r ... anor Stories' I have come to an awareness that it is not all that awful - as it would first appear. South Africa is one of the strangest places to be brought up in, with all the different worlds that ... angest places to be brought up in, with all the different worlds that you come upon in one country. South Africa is not just one country it is a multitude of countries all in one, we have a pieces of ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Cry the Beloved Country" by Alan Paton

The Breakdown and Rebuilding of South African Society"...what God has not done for South Africaman must do."In the book, Cry, the Be ... gives the reader the perfect perspective in learning about the injustices that have taken place in South Africa, and it gives us a sense of the trials and hardships the blacks went through then. Cry, ... ks and the whites. It unfortunately plays a major roll in most of the negative events that occur in South Africa. An example of this would be the white fear for black crime and violence, black fear fo ...

(4 pages) 98 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is a college essay on Gandi, his life and his works. Includes works cited and parenthetical documentation

a law practice in Bombay, with little success (2). Two years later an Indian firm with interests in South Africa retained him as legal adviser in its office in Durban. Arriving in Durban, Gandhi found ... s appalled at the widespread denial of civil liberties and political rights to Indian immigrants to South Africa. He threw himself into the struggle for elementary rights for Indians.Gandhi remained i ...

(8 pages) 176 0 4.4 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

South Africa's Energy Outlook

r pollution, noise pollution, and general aesthetic problems. I plan to come up with a plan to make South Africa's resources last, with minimal effects on the environment, which is cost effective, as ... mal effects on the environment, which is cost effective, as well as realistic.Current Energy ProfileSouth Africa is a nation with many reasources. It has many mines, that mine many different minerals, ...

(4 pages) 74 0 3.0 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Gandhi and his work

hange and the effect he had on people made him a respected and loved individual.Gandhi travelled to South Africa for the first time in the summer of 1892, to try his luck at a law firm. He was not awa ... mmer of 1892, to try his luck at a law firm. He was not aware of how deeply he would be involved in South African affairs while he proceeded on his journey. Indians in South Africa suffered many disab ...

(5 pages) 131 2 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Ah, Woe Is Me Robert Burns

y:In the beginning of this short story we are introduced to Sarah, an aging black servant living in South Africa. She works hard for an upper-class white family and spends all of her money on educatio ... o do, the narrator hands her a handkerchief.B) An Essay About the Text:The setting in this story is South Africa in the 1950's. Apartheid and segregation are words that describe the conditions under w ...

(6 pages) 31 0 3.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Nelson Mandela and his New Nation

From 1900 to 1901 the British Army conquered Dutch settlers known as Boers in the Boer War and South Africa became a of the whites in South Africa are Boers. In 1948 the National Party started ap ... national pressure against apartheid areleased Mandela. In 1994 Mandela was elected president of South Africa in the first fully democratic election in South African history.2       ...

(6 pages) 105 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

History Of South Africa Apartheid. The history behind South Africa. It includes how segregation affected South Africa's future

The following essay is mainly about the history behind South Africa. It includes how segregation affected South Africa's future. Segregation has caused man ... affected South Africa's future. Segregation has caused many rebellions, wars, and fights throughout South Africa's history.Apartheid InstitutedDiscrimination against nonwhites was inherent in South Af ... luding abolition of the poll tax, the Indian population still had second-class status after the war.South African blacks had an even lower status in the white-dominated state. Urban blacks lived in se ...

(8 pages) 345 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

This essay is on Robert Muldoon, the former New Zealand Prime Minister and his role in the 1981 Springbok tour.

lmost 20 years, his way and his character were familiar to most New Zealanders in the 70's and 80's.South Africa shocked the world in 1948 when a government that supported a policy called apartheid wa ... different races were banned from playing sport together. Many countries stopped playing sports with South Africa, excluding New Zealand. For New Zealand to play their nation sport Rugby against the So ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.3 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Economic Development in Zimbabwe

ved a level of economic development uncharacteristic of sub-Saharan African nations. Second only to South Africa in economic development, Zimbabwe's economic system is one indicative of a transitional ... ntries to make the transition to industrialization.GeographyZimbabwe is a landlocked country in the southern, sub-Saharan area of the African continent bordered by South Africa to the South, Botswana ...

(6 pages) 113 0 5.0 Feb/1994

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Nelson Mandela : biography

y years of his life, Nelson Mandela stood up for those who had no way to stand up for themselves in South Africa. He was struck down time and time again, but got right back up even after he was sente ... at Robben Island Prison. Nonetheless, his work for civil rights has amounted to so much change in South Africa towards the better treatment of nonwhites. Mandela has dedicated his whole life to cha ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Human Race - Race of Human? Essay about the various aspects of "Cry, The Beloved Country" by Alan Paton

two circumstances, it is the society that creates these unfortunate murderers. The native people of South Africa are the victims of this kind of biased society. Alan Paton's 1948 novel, Cry, the Belov ... nd of biased society. Alan Paton's 1948 novel, Cry, the Beloved Country addresses these problems of South Africa as well as their consequences. The urbanization of the South African society breaks the ...

(6 pages) 102 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My Afghan Hound Story. Question to essay: Write a essay about any experience you or dream that you had.

an Afghan hound from Afghanistan. He told me that it would take 5 weeks for the puppy to arrive in South Africa. He also told me that I have to fetch the puppy from the airport in Johannesburg. But t ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

It's about the wildlife in the Serengeti and how you can manage to survive there

Imagine the teeming wildlife in the Serengeti Plains of South Africa. zebras, wildebeest, and gazelle grazing on the tall grasses as they watch for predator ...

(5 pages) 63 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Ghandi and the salvatage

as today and helped to fuel his fire for a new India.Gandhi studied law in London and then went to South Africa to work as a lawyer for Indian immigrants. He then returned to India and set up a nonvi ... ts. He then returned to India and set up a nonviolent movement based on his experiences gained from South Africa. His goal was to free India from British rule and to gain self-respect and confidence f ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Was Wilfrid Laurier a Good Prime Minister? This essay is opinionated towards yes.

the Naval Crisis, the Alaska Boundary Dispute, and the Reciprocity issue.The Boer war was fought in South Africa in the late nineteenth century. The crisis caused in Canada by it was centred on imperi ... in Canada by it was centred on imperialism. When British colonists discovered gold and diamonds in South Africa, they attempted to take it over from the Boers, the descendants of Dutch colonists. The ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Biblical refernces in the book, "Cry, the Beloved Country" by Alan Paton.

utual fear and aggresion, and bring reform and hope to a small community of Ndotcheni as well as to South Africa as a whole. The language of the book reflects the Bible; furthermore, several character ... . Thus, Alan Paton, as a reformer and the author of "Cry, the Beloved Country", gives the people of South Africa a new, modern Bible, where he, like Christ, teaches to "love thy brother as yourself" i ...

(7 pages) 58 1 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity