Nelson Mandela had a way of spreading his beliefs in a way that touched every single person. His impact on the United States started with financial boycotts. “Students on campuses across the country in the late 1970s called for their university and colleges to divest from investments in South Africa, which led to thousands of sit –ins and protests marches. We had marches day after day, thousands of people got arrested in Washington, D.C.," said civil rights attorney Charles Ogletree (Carter). Everyone who was arrested was released and no one had charges pressed because it was a national issue, everyone was involved in it. As a result of the protests and the marches, in1986 Ron Dellums, representative from California, sponsored a bill that prohibited any type of trade with Africa. The bill was vetoed by President Ronald Reag...
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