Why Did Nelson Mandela Get Arrested?

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Nelson Mandela was born in Transkei, Africa on the 18 July 1918. His original name was Rolihlahla Mandela. He was arrested in 1942 after he had joined the African National Congress and persuaded them to use strikes and boycotts hostile to the government as an alternative of being polite. Nelson was arrested for civil disobedience and political sabotage by the government in power at the time.
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