Respond to these questions. Cite evidence from the text to support your positions. Then, respond to two of your peers’ posts by asking questions or making comments that connect the discussion to broader themes or larger ideas.
How does Nelson Mandela react to the events described in the text? Point out textual details that capture his reactions.
Why did Mandela react as he did? What might have happened had his reactions to various historical events and realities been different?
What do you think the role of leadership is in setting the example for the nation’s people?