Why was the national party victorious in 1948

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Who were the Broderband?
Chosen Afrikaner white men who provided ideological direction in favour of a Christian nationalist republican outlook. The Broderband had iniated a economic movement to promote Afrikaner business
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How did Afrikaners use christianity to justify their beliefs
They said that Africans and Whites played a different part in Gods plan
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Why didnt Afrikaner nationalists want to go to war in 1939?
They were uneased about fighting for the British empire
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What was the name of the mass anti-war movement and what were there numbers and what did they do
They were called the Ox Wagon Guard and it had 300,000 members. they were uniformed millitants and were compared to the nazis.
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Why was Smuts critised in the follow up to the 1948 election?
He played a major role in forming the UN and People had said that he flirted with liberal policies. Smuts was a pragamtist and if indutry needed more black workers he was ready to facilitate this.
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What did Afrikaner nationalists promote in the 1948 election?
They promoted 'black danger' and 'oorstrooming' which meant the flooding of Africans into the cities
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What was the result of the election?
Malan won 49 percent of the vote in 1948 and Smuts party only won 38. However, the westminister consistuency system gave Malan his opoutunity. Malan and his supporters were anti-imerpial and in favour of a republic
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