Apartheid Lesson for Kids: Timeline & Facts


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Which one of the following is the best definition of segregation?

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1. Which of the following was NOT true about apartheid in South Africa?

2. What was the Defiance Campaign?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo allow you to test your knowledge of Apartheid in South Africa. Answer questions about what this was and how it was resisted.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you can find out what you know about:

  • Characteristics of Apartheid in South Africa
  • Segregation
  • The Defiance Campaign

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson, such as why 1994 was so important to people opposed to Apartheid
  • Understanding key ideas - make sure you can correctly explain main terms, such as segregation
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about what the term 'homeland' meant in relation to Apartheid

Additional Learning

To learn more about the fight against this injustice, read the lesson titled Apartheid Lesson for Kids: Timeline & Facts. It will help you understand things like:

  • The 1913 Land Act
  • Actions taken by the African National Congress
  • International efforts to fight Apartheid