Can you help me get started on a research paper about apartheid in South Africa?

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As the other educator stated, you will want to develop a central thesis for your paper. South African apartheid is a large and complex topic, and your thesis will help you find a focus for it. Think about what you would like to prove or disprove about this topic or a unique point you would like to make.

If you are having trouble coming up with a thesis, I would suggest conducting some basic research into this topic and see what catches your interest. You can start with a historical approach by reading a book like The Mind of South Africa: The Rise and Fall of Apartheid by Allister Sparks. This is an expansive historical analysis of apartheid. If you don't have time to read it all, start with the table of contents to pick out just the most relevant chapters. Or, for a...

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