Nelson Mandela Research Paper Outline

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Nelson Mandela was also known as Rolihlahla Mandela, was a South African activist that was born on July 18, 1918. Nelson Mandela attended primary school as a child which is where is teacher gave him the name ,or nickname, Nelson. Nelson always believed that getting the proper education was important in everyone’s lives, so he attended the University of Fort Hare. Unfortunately, he was unable to continue his education because he was expelled for leading a strike against white rule. He did go back eventually went back and did graduate from both the University of South Africa and Fort Hare. After college he began to notice that the world was a not an equal world, but a separate and segregated one, that’s when he began to do public speaking. He was so proud of what he did, because he knew he was eventually going to make a difference in South Africa.…show more content…
He served long and hard years in prison knowing everything would be okay because he stood up for what he believed in. On February 11, 1990 Nelson Mandela was released from prison with the help of a man named F.W. De Klerk. F.W. De Klerk was a major help towards Nelson Mandela and was one of the main reasons Nelson became president. On May 9, 1994 just 4 years after being released from prison Nelson Mandela became South Africa’s first black president. He was an amazing president to South Africa and will be remembered for all the many wonderful things he stood up for! On December 5, 2013 Nelson Mandela died of a respiratory tract infection, Nelson will always be remembered for all the wonderful things he did for South Africa and his
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