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1 Scramble for South Africa African Nationalism Adam Bennett, Craig Carrick, Sam Ottewell, Josh Hardy

2 (What happened??) Boers: resent Anglicising policy Slavery banned by the British Pretoria and London Discovery of Diamonds British South Africans: Dislike Carnarvon's idea Resent imperial factor

3 Link to nationalism Boers: Believe in full independence Prove their own power British South Africans: Want independent rule, resent interference

4 1884 Onwards – (What happened??) Gold in whitchwatersrand – 1886 ‘A change so unexpected and a development never known before were due to the discovery in 1886 of the greatest gold mines of all history, ancient and modern. From 1886 {until 1940] the story of South Africa is the story of gold.’- C.W. de Kiewiet (Historian), 1941 Lobengula (King of Matabeleland (Region of Zimbabwe)) Lobengula granted Rhodes mining rights and allowed treaties to be signed Grobler brothers 1887 – the Grobler brothers (Boers) were granted considerable rights including land agreements and the right to call Lobengula for military assistance. Cecil Rhodes ‘We must find new lands from which we can easily obtain raw materials and at the same time exploit the cheap slave labour that is available from the natives of the colonies. The colonies would also provide a dumping ground for the surplus goods produced in our factories.’

5 Link to Nationalism Lobengula promoting African Nationalism by making an agreement with Rhodes where in return for money and weapons, Rhodes would receive exclusive mineral rights. Gold in Witwatersrand – shifted power to the Boers and made south Africa a haven for other Countries to venture into. Grobler Brothers – Making agreements to suit the needs of the people of Zimbabwe.

6 How this relates to other theories Hobson: Diamond mines = capitalist invasion, Boers/South Africans stand ground Cain and Hopkins: Gold found in Witwatersrand promoted a new form of capitalism as well as promoting African Nationalism International Rivalry: Shows how Britain gain land to protect trade routes Influence of Germany – providing the Boers with the materials needed to warn off the British


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