History Podcasts

South Africa Unit 1

1. South Africa pre 1948

1. A brief history of South Africa

2. Afrikaners

3. Gold Rush and Boer Wars

2. Race, segregation and discrimination

1. Ethnic groups

2. Discriminatory Legislation

3. Urbanisation and Industrialisation

1. Urbanisation and industrialisation intro

2. Townships

3. Rural Society

4. Afrikaner culture and politics

1. Culture and politics

2. Political Parties and WW2

3. Influence of Britain

5. Reasons for National Party victory 1948

1. Impact of WW2

2. Afrilaner Nationalism and Nazi Support

3. United Party race policies

4. National Party Race Policies

5. Weighting of Constituencies

6. United Nations

6. Codifying and Implementing Apartheid

1. Grand and Petty Apartheid

2. Divide and Rule

3. Population Registration Act 1950

4. Prohibition of Mixed Marriages Act 1949

5. Group Areas Act 1950

6. Sophiatown

7. Forced removals

8. Bantu Authorities Act 1951

9. Pass laws - Native Laws Amendment Act 1952

7. Bantu Education

1. Education pre NP victory

2. The Eiselen Report and Bantu Education Act 1953

3. Impact of the Bantu Education Act

4. Protests against the act

8. Bantustans

1. Tomlinson Report

2. Bantu Self- government Act 1959

9. Treason Trial

1. Suppression of Communism Act 1950

2. Further Repression

3. The Treason Trial

10. Resistance

1. Political Opposition

2. Revival of the ANC

3. The ANC Youth League

4. Defiance Campaign 1952

5. Womens Pass Protest 1956

6. The Freedom Charter 1955

7. The Pan Africanist Congress

South Africa Unit 2

1. Sharpeville

1. Sharpeville background

2. ANC and PAC in Sharpeville

3. The events of Sharpeville

4. The Killings (Sharpeville)

5. Who was to blame for the Sharpeville Massacre

2. Cape Town

1. Cape Town background

2. Sobukwe in Cape Town

3. Cape Town events

3. Mpondoland

1. Mpondoland causes

2. Mpondoland events

3. Consequence of Mpondoland

4. Banning of Political Parties and State of Emergency

1. African political leaders impact

2. Banning of political parties

3. Increase in police powers

5. Why did South Africa become a Republic in 1961?

1. Verwoerds aims for the republic

2. MacMillans Wind of Change Speech

3. Establishing the republic

4. Leaving the commonwealth

5. International relations after leaving

6. Radicalisation of the ANC and PAC

1. Moves to an armed struggle

2. The ANC and MK

3. PAC and Poqo

7. The Riviona Trial and Mandela’s capture

1. Black Pimpernel

2. Mandela’s capture

3. The Rivonia Trial

4. International Response

8. Impact of exile on ANC and PAC

1. Impact on the ANC

2. Relations with Communist States

3. Relations with other African Nations

4. The Morogoro Conference 1969

5. The impact on the PAC and Poqo

9. Economic recovery

1. Economic Recovery

2. The domestic economy 1

3. The domestic economy 2

4. The domestic economy 3

5. The domestic economy 4

10. Developing the Bantustans

1. Developing the Bantustans

2. Developing the Bantustans

11. Increased Police powers

1. Diplomatic Ties 1

2. Diplomatic Ties 2

3. Defence Forces

4. Increase in Police Force

5. Central Police Headquarters