Mandela begins civil disobedience
In 1950, South Africa grew accustom to apartheid which institutionalized racial segregation. South Africans were put under strict rules that prevented them from voting & made them subject to arrest at any time given. Mandela with the ANC began fighting against apartheid with peaceful protest such as boycotts, strikes, and other acts of civil disobedience. This was known as the defiance campaign, in 1950.