Outline the steps that brought about the end of the system of apartheid in South Africa in the 1990s?

After the apartheid came to an end in the 1990's, a number of steps were taken along the way. The all-white National Party comes to power in 1948. The whites made up only 15% of the population yet they owned over 87% of the land. The Whites introduced an Apartheid which was a doctrine of white supremacy. Once it was created Non-white South Africans were restricted and could no longer: Marry outside of their own race, choose where to live or travel where they like. It also forced the non-whites to live on Brutustans, which were enforced by the army and police force. The African National Congress wanted to create a non-racial democracy. The National party portrayed the ANC as a communist organization in order to shut them down. Nelson Mandela became the leader of the African National Congress and was later arrested in 1964. After he was released in 1994, he was later elected as the first black President of South Africa. In 1953 the UN condemned the apartheid system and continued to oppose it. In the 1980's they finally put an end and declared the apartheid to be a crime against humanity. 

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