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5 Matching questions

  1. Battle of Blood River
  2. Transvaal
  3. coloured
  4. Great Trek
  5. 1913 Natives Land Act
  1. a mixed-race population descended from interbred slaves, whites, and khoisan
  2. b former province in Northeast S. Africa-independent republic formed after Great Trek-resistance to annexation by Britain in 1877 led to Anglo-Boer war
  3. c December 16, 1838-battle between Zulus and Afrikaners (Afrikaners later claimed that this battle proved that God was in support of their superiority over blacks)
  4. d 1st major legislation creating separate areas for Europeans and Africans to live
  5. e migration in 1835-1837 of many boers northward to move away from the British rule in capetown

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. area of S. Africa that became a British Colony in 1814, 1910-joined Union of S. Africa
  2. Dutch-speaking people who migrated by wagon from the Cape Colony from 1836 on. Wanted to further escape the British rule
  3. (Lord Kitchener) March 1910-British troops burned down ~30,000 Boer houses and farms
  4. Industrial and Commercial Workers Union-organized strikes, very successful in 1920s
  5. 1867-Afrikaners discovered diamonds (urbanized S. Africa) British saw chance to make $

5 True/False questions

  1. Xhosaa tribal group made up of Bantu people (2nd largest ethnic group)


  2. AfrikaansDutch-based language developed in S. Africa


  3. BantuAfrican National Congress formed in 1912 by conservative African men to oppose discrimination. not very successful until after 1930s


  4. Colonialismthe practice of having political power over another country, filling it with settlers, and economically benefitting from it


  5. Contract Systemcramped barracks where thousands died each year, lacked food and ample supplies


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