Essays Tagged: "Sharpeville Massacre"

Stephen Biko

g William's Town, South Africa. He father was a clerk and his mother was a housemaid. Following the Sharpeville massacre in 1960, Biko was just 17 years old when he became a political activist. He sta ...

(4 pages) 59 0 3.8 Jan/1997

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

The Sharpeville Massacre in the growth of international anti-apartheid resistance.

Evaluate the significance of the Sharpeville Massacre in the growth of the international anti-apartheid movement to 1994.Daniel Rappo ... e dilemma in which finding justice for the blacks during the years of apartheid meant. However, the Sharpeville Massacre of 1960 highlighted a turning point in international resistance, and as the cam ... ting international attention towards apartheid. The turning point of this scenario however, was the Sharpeville Massacre of 1960 and its aftermath. This event set the tone for international responses, ...

(5 pages) 53 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Race relations in Sa 1948 -1976

re were many incidences where police exchanged fire with protestors. Two of the incidences were the Sharpeville massacre and Soweto incident.In 1959, a group of disenchanted ANC members, seeking to se ... ationwide demonstrations against the hated pass laws. On 21 March 1960, black people congregated in Sharpeville, a township near Vereeniging, to demonstrate against the requirement for blacks to carry ...

(6 pages) 27 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

South Africa's apartheid

South Africa.The catalyst for change in the form of resistance, both internal and external, was the Sharpeville Massacre in March 1960 led by the PAC, in protest of the pass laws. 69 peaceful protesto ... announced, "˜those who make peaceful change impossible, make violent change inevitable,' the Sharpeville Massacre signified the need for a new form of protest. Here, one can note a shift from n ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Did Apartheid Really Work?

We also know that Apartheid was very harmful towards South Africa because if things like the Sharpeville massacre were 69 protesters were shot dead and 180 protestors wounded. This was brought ... t the children mocked them and they threw stones, causing the police to fire at them. Just like the Sharpeville shootings, the riots spread throughout South Africa and an estimated 118 people were kil ...

(3 pages) 14 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

Analysis of the Sharpeville Massacre - useful for UK OCR history students

th Africa Coursework1.Study Sources A & B-How far do these sources agree about what happened in Sharpeville?Source A is a journalist (Humphrey Tyler); Tyler was a journalist for a South African ne ... er was a journalist for a South African newspaper. Tyler was unique in being the only journalist in Sharpeville on the day of the massacre; this makes Tyler a primary source. Tyler’s account seem ...

(22 pages) 19 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History