South Africa

Prime Ministers & Political Parties

Louis Botha

1902 - 1913

Jan Smuts

1921 - 1923

J.B.M. Hertzog

1929 - 1939

National Party wins election

1929

Laws and actions to promote seperation

The South Africa Act- be free of rule from Britain

1909

Mines and Works act- prevented blacks competing w/ whites in the workplace

1912

Natives Land act- forbade black tenant farming on white-owned land

1913

Rand Rebellion- uprising of white miners getting decreased wages

1922

Natives Urban areas act- regulation of influx control by keeping blacks out of white areas

1923

Black voting rights revoked; black ownership expansion (13%)

1939

Acts and Organizations of resistance

Campaign of civil disobedience(Gandhi)

1913 - 1914

Statute of Union act- another act saying that Britain needs to stay away

1934