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A history of Apartheid in South Africa

Before  we will  check out  the history of the apartheid period  it's  necessary  to know  what apartheid was  and the way  it affected people. Translated from the Afrikaans meaning 'apartness', apartheid was the ideology supported by the National Party government and was introduced in  South Africa  in 1948. Apartheid  involved  the separate development of  the various  racial groups in  South Africa . Apartheid made laws forced  the various  racial groups  to measure  separately and develop separately, and grossly unequally too. During apartheid,  to possess  a friendship with someone of  a special  race generally brought suspicion upon you, or worse. More than this, apartheid was a  social organization  that severely disadvantaged  the bulk  of the population,  just because  they  didn't  share the  complexion  of the rulers. In basic principles, apartheid  didn't  differ that much from the policy of segregation of the South African governments existing before th