Presentation on theme: "How do the British create the Union of South Africa?"— Presentation transcript:
1 How do the British create the Union of South Africa? South Africa TimelineHow do the British create the Union of South Africa?Before the Boer War16521820Boers (Dutchsettlers) claimland in Cape TownBritish take overCape Town & beginto clash w/ BoersDiamonds & gold arediscovered in BoerLand – Boers clash w/new miners, residents18301816Zulu chief Shakacreates a large statenorth of Cape TownBoers flee Cape Colony (GreatTrek) & head north to fightwith Zulu. Boers winwar, create Boer Land (2 states)Zulu clash w/ British ( )
2 British attack Boers. Burn down farms, kidnap women & The Boer Wars18991910Boer War begins ( )British attack Boers. Burndown farms, kidnap women &children, concentration campsBoers & Zulus forced intonew British colonyUnion of South Africa1898Non-Boer residents rebelagainst Boers. Boersblame British forrebellions and launchGuerilla-style attacksagainst BritishBritish win the wars.First defeating the Zulus& later the Boers
3 DCABBritish vs. ZuluBoers guerilla-style attacks on BritishDBoers vs. ZuluBritish defeat Boers
4 Imperialism in Africa Why did many Europeans favor colonialism? Where was some of the worst African exploitation?What did Joseph Conrad write?What are the only countries to resist imperialism?