Nelson Mandela

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Rise to Power

Nelson Mandela became the president of the ANC in 1951 while he was was involved in anti-apartheid activism. He was charged with sabotage and was put in prison for 26, but after he got out in 1990 he began his walk to national and international acclaim. The apartheid was a system of segregating whites from blacks.

http://www.nelsonmandela.org/content/page/biography

Style of Government

Nelson Mandela had a way of guiding his followers to avoid all violence and keep the center of attention before they act. The type of government was a democracy.

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Domestic Priorities

http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/2013/12/10/nelson-mandela-left-his-mark-on-the-commonwealth/

One of the biggest domestic priorities was ending the apartheid and racial discrimination, but also provided peace and security for everyone.

Foreign Policy

Nelson Mandela main policy was to endorse human rights, internationally and make it "the core of international relations"

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/in-life-nelson-mandela-often-irritated-us/2013/12/10/2b7b6368-6192-11e3-bf45-61f69f54fc5f_story.h

Current Events

Mandela cleaned up the country’s monetary policy. Part of the new political paradigm included increasing administrative transparency at many levels. The modernization efforts Mandela oversaw at the South African Reserve Bank helped slash inflation from nearly 9.83 percent the year Mandela took office to 2.24 percent when he retired from office in 1999.

http://www.ibtimes.com/four-things-nelson-madiba-mandela-did-helped-revive-south-africa-economy-which-had-been-battered

"Shout Out"

Nelson Mandela was best known for the Anti-Apartheid Movement making all blacks and whites equal, and Nelson Mandela successfully did that in

Why was he influential?

Mandela’s biggest influence on the new South Africa was his personal determination that anger over the crimes of the past. He showed determination in what he did and along with his motivation. He wanted peace and forgiveness, a cultural power,and a general soul. Mandela wanted their to be a equal life for every race and from his determination he ended racial segregation, which that was his biggest legacy of all.

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