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South Africa: A Land Apart

19 minutes 50 seconds

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Offers an overview of South Africa, a country with rich resources and a strong economy. Briefly mentions its history, natural resources, urban centers, European influences, and rural life. Agriculture, mining, and manufacturing are the basis for its economy. Reviews the struggle to overcome apartheid and the first democratic election.

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Runtime: 19 minutes 50 seconds

A Black woman wearing a nurse's uniform puts her arm around a Black boy, both smile at the camera.
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Grade Level: 9 - 12
Large group of people walk uphill and away from a body of water. Boat is sinking into the water in the background. Caption. There's no fish that is more bigger.
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Black and white photo of South African tribe members in traditional clothing. Caption. It was an idyllic childhood but suddenly cut short.
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View of the Cape Town skyline with mountains in the distance, from the perspective of a boat sailing past. Caption. Would have been a welcome beacon for those early sailors.
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Overhead shot of a boy writing on a notepad in a classroom setting. Caption. There is a lot that has taken place. One can't deny that.
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Grade Level: 10 - 12
Closeup of walking woman wearing a scarf and carrying a container on her head. Caption. Between the rich and the poor.
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Grade Level: 9 - 12
Overhead shot of 3 men and a woman sitting in a booth with colorful fabric displayed as if for sale. Caption. News was transmitted by word of mouth.
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