Students examine photographs of post-apartheid South Africa and read about changes regarding politics, employment, education, and living conditions. They discuss how well each image represents the present-day South Africa. Finally, they evaluate how much progress South Africa has made toward achieving equality for people of all races since the end of apartheid.
• describe how apartheid has affected South Africans of various ethnicities.
• analyze the redistribution of power and resources in post-apartheid South Africa.
• evaluate South Africa’s progress toward equality for all South Africans since the end of apartheid.
• examine the effects of the worldwide HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Students will define and explain the importance of these key geographic terms: apartheid, distribution, multiracial, segregation, township, ethnic group, cash crop, slum, habitat, per capita.