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Boer war

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When was the first Boer war?
1880-81
When was the discovery of gold in Transvaal?
1886
When was the Jameson Raid?
1895
When was the Bloemfontein conference?
May 1899
when was the start of the Second Boer War
October 1899
when was Black Week?
December 1899
Who was the Commander in chief in 1899?
General Buller
Who was the Commander in chief in 1900?
Lord Roberts
Who was the Commander in chief in 1900-2?
Lord Kitchener
when was the battle of Spion Kopp?
January 1900
When was the Relief of Kimberly?
February 1900
When was the Relief of Ladysmith?
February 1900
When was the Relief of Mafeking?
May 1900
when did Roberts return to Britain?
November 1900
When was the concentration camp scandal?
1901
When was the Treaty of Vereeniging
1902
When was the creation of the union of South Africa?
1910
What were British immigrants in South Africa called?
uitlanders
After president Kruger's decree how many years did a Uitlander have to have lived for in South Africa?
14
How large was the British army in 1899?
135,000
How many men did the Boer's have?
60,000
What was the total population of the Boer's?
300,000
what was a Boer military unit called?
commandos
How many parts did Buller divide the army in to?
3
How many men did lord Methuen have under his control?
20,000
How many casualties were sustained overall during Black Week?
3000
How many people did Lord Roberts control?
40,000
How many guns did Lord Roberts field force have?
108
How many casualties did Britain sustain in Spion Kopp?
1350
How many casualties did the Boer's sustain in Spion Kopp?
300
At the relief of Kimberly, how many Boer men surrendered?
4000
At the relief of Mafeking, what fraction of the total Boer force did Roberts tie down?
1/5
How many Boer's were there by September 1900?
20,000
How many British forces were there by September 1900?
250,000
What tactics did the Boer's use?
Guerilla
How many blockhouses did Kitchener create?
8000
What tactics did Kitchener use?
'Scorched Earth'
How many concentration camps were there?
40
How many children and women died in the camps?
20,000
How many black inmates died in the camps?
12,000
what newspaper did Emily Hobbhouse write for?
Manchester Guardian
When was Hobbhouse's description in the concentration camps?
June 1901
When was the Fawcett commission?
August - December 1901
By early 1902 what did the death rate for white inmates drop to?
2%
When did Kitchener informally meet Botha?
February 1901
By 1902 how many black people served in the British army?
30,000
How many British soldiers died from their wounds?
14,208
How many British soldiers in total died?
22,000
How much money were the Boer's given fro reconstruction purposes?
£3 million
How many British soldiers were wounded?
100,000
How many Boer soldiers died?
7000
How many Boer civilians died?
20,000
How much did the war cost the British Taxpayer?
£217 million
When was the Daily Mail created?
1896
When was the Khaki election?
1900
When did Balfour replace Sailsbury as P.M?
1902
When did Chamberlain launch his tarriff reform campaign?
1903
When was the Anglo-French entente?
1904
When did the Liberals win the general election?
1906
When was the territorial army created?
1907
When was the boy scout movement?
1908
What percentage of males had the vote in 1899?
60%
Hoe many people were in Birmingham in the anti-war rally?
7000
What did the khaki election lead to?
Unionist government
IN 1900, a tenth of the population owned what percentage of the Nations wealth?
92%
when was the Education Act?
1907
How many schools did the Education Act produce?
1000
When were Lloyd George's old age pensions introduced?
1908
When was the National insurance act introduced?
1911
When was the Eugenics Education society founded?
1907
1/6 of the population was supposed to reproduce what percentage of the next generation?
50%
How many members of the Eugenics Education society were there by 1914?
1000
By 1914 how many boys were involved in the scout movement?
150,000
How much was the peak of military expenditure in 1902?
£92.3 million
When was the Esher committee reported?
1904