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British colony in present-day South Africa named after the Cape of Good Hope. Wikipedia

  • Dutch Cape Colony

    Dutch United East India Company (VOC) Colony in Southern Africa, centered on the Cape of Good Hope, where it derived its name from. Incorporated into occupied much of modern South Africa. Wikipedia

  • South Africa

    Southernmost country in Africa. World's 24th-most populous nation and covers an area of 1221037 km2. Wikipedia

  • Boers

    Boers (Boere) refers to the descendants of the proto-Afrikaans-speaking settlers of the eastern Cape frontier in Southern Africa during the 18th and much of the 19th century. From 1652 to 1795, the Dutch East India Company controlled this area, but the United Kingdom incorporated it into the British Empire in 1806. Wikipedia

  • British diaspora in Africa

    Population group broadly defined as English-speaking white Africans of mainly British descent who live in or come from Sub-Saharan Africa. Primary language, including Zimbabwe, Namibia, Kenya, Botswana, Zambia, Saint Helena and Tristan da Cunha. Wikipedia

  • History of South Africa

    The first modern humans are believed to have inhabited South Africa more than 100,000 years ago. South Africa's prehistory has been divided into two phases based on broad patterns of technology namely the Stone Age and Iron Age. Wikipedia

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    Historical predecessor to the present-day Republic of South Africa. It came into being on 31 May 1910 with the unification of the Cape Colony, the Natal Colony, the Transvaal, and the Orange River Colony. Wikipedia


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    • Cape Town outgrew its original purpose as the first European outpost at the Castle of Good Hope, becoming the economic and cultural hub of the Cape Colony.Cape Town-Wikipedia
    • During the early 1800s, many Dutch settlers departed from the Cape Colony, where they had been subjected to British control, in a series of migrant groups who came to be known as Voortrekkers, meaning "pathfinders" or "pioneers".South Africa-Wikipedia
    • Although continental powers were unprepared to act, the British decided to send an agent to help the Swiss obtain supplies, and also ordered their military not to return Cape Colony to Holland as they had committed to do in the Treaty of Amiens.Napoleonic Wars-Wikipedia
    • In South Africa, the Dutch settled the Cape Colony in 1652.Netherlands-Wikipedia
    • The Boers struck first on 12 October at the Battle of Kraaipan, an attack that heralded the invasion of the Cape Colony and Colony of Natal between October 1899 and January 1900.Second Boer War-Wikipedia
    • In the 1880s, Bechuanaland (modern Botswana) became the object of a dispute between the Germans to the west, the Boers to the east, and Britain's Cape Colony to the south.Second Boer War-Wikipedia

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