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How did the western nations respond to South Africa's apartheid system?

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    How do you think they responded? Please check your text.

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    I don't have a text. i'm supposed to look it up online. i'm not sure-it would either be a good or bad reaction.

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    Please Google South Africa apartheid. If you post what you've learned about apartheid, we'll be glad to help you with your question.

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    ok. About apartheid...I've learned that it was the legal separation of whites and blacks.

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    What else do you know about apartheid?

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    um...i'm not sure. Well, they had separate places-like schools, beaches, and stuff like that, for blacks and whites. whites were said to be better than blacks, even though they weren't. surprisingly enough, it was legal.

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    But I don't know what the Western viewpoint is, so...

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    There's your key! You said "surprisingly enough, it was legal."

    The western nations were appalled by apartheid and boycotted the products produced there. We lauded the heroes who fought against apartheid, such as Nelson Mandela and Bishop Desmond Tutu.

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    Thanks so much!
    Note-My mom thinks this place is wonderful, seeing as they help you understand instead of just handing you the answers.

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    You're very welcome.

    Of course, we try to help you understand. We're teachers!

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