Helen Suzman

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Megan
  • Created on: 30-05-13 16:06
View mindmap
  • Helen Suzman
    • She was elected to the house assembly in 1953 as a member of the United Party(took over from the nationalists).
    • She was the only member of parliament who took opposed apartheid consistently for 13 years (1961-74).
    • She was once accused of asking questions that embarrassed South Africa.
      • She replied; "It is not my questions the embarrass South Africa; it is your answers".
    • She was awarded 27 honorary doctorates from universities around the world, and was twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
    • She was the enemy from within concerning the apartheid system.
    • She logically floored and arguments that supported apartheid.
    • She gained lots of international recognition.
  • Organisations and Positions.
  • What did she do that was important?


No comments have yet been made

Similar History resources:

See all History resources »