Essays Tagged: "Boer"

Imperialism and the Conquest of Africa -History of the European conquest for Africa (1870-1914) -Brief overview of Imperialism in general -Key people in the European conquest of Africa

stablished some small colonies in South Africa. These original Dutch settlers became to be known as Boers. They had established themselves quite well at the Cape of Good Hope. Later on, more European ... . Later on, more European immigrants who were attempting to escape religious prosecution joined the Boer population. As history would have it, the British forces fought for control of the Cape of Good ...

(6 pages) 223 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Formation of africa.

he French protectorate and after that a series of treaties followed.SOUTH AFRICA:A group called the Boers had escaped from Holland to South Africa and were living there. In 1899 the British invaded an ... Holland to South Africa and were living there. In 1899 the British invaded and a war (known as the Boer war) continued on until 1902. The British defeated the Boers and put them in concentration camp ...

(2 pages) 49 0 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Apartheid in South Africa.

t animprint on the thoughts and actions of society in South Africa today.Dutch farmers known as the Boers settled the African lands. Eventually, a rising greatBritain noted the rich resources and stra ... ed the rich resources and strategic location of the country. Britain imposed it's rule onrebellious Boers, pushing the Boers off their land and eventually sparking the Boer war. Britainemployed an ove ...

(4 pages) 106 0 3.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Britain and the origins of WWI

izing that the whole situation was going nowhere.Another notable case of British imperialism is the Boer War, which lasted from 1899 to 1902. In this war the British in South Africa and the Boers, or ... e Boers, or Afrikaners, who were mainly of Dutch descent, went to war over political reasons in the Boer republics of the Transvaal and the Orange Free State, although it can be argued that this war w ...

(9 pages) 78 1 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Compare and Contrast of the effects of imperialism of the west on Africa and India

s. One example of the violence that went on during this time was the dispute over South Africa. The Boers, Zulu, and British all clashed over the land and abundant resources found in Southern Africa. ... ish adopted a Forward Policy in the region that would hopefully bring the various British colonies, Boer republics and independent African groups under control. At the Battle at Isandlwana over 1300 B ...

(5 pages) 125 1 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

A newspaper-style article describing the end of the Boer war, ending in British victory.

states and the Afrikaners themselves had finally broken. The British gold prospectors moving in on Boer land, and the Boer's mistreatment of the British became too much for both sides and in 1899, th ... n the Transvaal, British prospectors had been going to the Transvaal to seek their fortunes and the Boers had become more and more irritated with the moving in of "Uitlanders" (foreigners). Because of ...

(3 pages) 22 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Constructive Criticism on The Boer War

t, this was the most difficult of all the British colonial wars in history. This war was called the Boer War. The term Boer refers to the Dutch people who settled in Cape Town South Africa; the Boers ... re pioneer farmers who built up the Cape colony. The conflict arose between the Great Britain and 2 Boer Republics Transvaal and the Orange Free State. The war began on October 11th, 1899 and lasted a ...

(5 pages) 39 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The battle oa isandlwana the british army fighting the zulu impi

at Ulundi, he considered his camp temporary, and did not follow the advice of Paul Kruger and other Boers to form a wagon-laager, a standard Boer tactic when fighting against the Zulus. He also did no ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

"Breaker Morant builds a convincing argument that it is those at the top of the war hierarchy that are truly guilty, and not the lowly soldiers who carry out orders." Discuss

We see through the film that Lord Kitchener is the one who is truly guilty for the shooting of the Boer prisoners. He consults with his colleagues about sacrificing the three Australian soldiers for ... the orders to shoot prisoners, Breaker Morant was merely following these same orders, shooting the Boer wearing British Khaki, and yet he was placed on trial along with Witton and Hancock. We see Tho ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Explain the developments leading up to the Boer War

d been shared between British colonies and republics of Dutch-Afrikaner settlers, also known as the Boers, since its acquisition by Britain at the conclusion of the Napoleonic wars. Throughout the 19t ... he retention of total sovereignty became increasingly prevalent as the 20th century approached. The Boers and the British had already fought a war in 1880 that provided no answer to the question, howe ...

(9 pages) 45 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Australia's reputation and national identity

more so than one of its motherland England.One of the first large wars Australia went into was the Boer War. It went from 1899-1902. Southern Africa had been shared between British colonies and indep ... een shared between British colonies and independent republics of Dutch-Afrikaner settlers, known as Boers. Throughout the nineteenth centaury the two powers had maintained a wary co-existence, althoug ...

(7 pages) 50 0 4.1 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Breaker morant film

on witnesses admit under Thomas's effective cross-examination that placing railway cars filled with Boer prisoners as the lead car for British trains stopped the bombing of rail lines. Major Thomas fo ... he existence of the Bushveldt Carabineers as a unit was a response to the unorthodox tactics of the Boers. The Carabineers of necessity had to adopt irregular methods to engage the Boers and were ther ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

More Newspaper Articles 1900.

his French relations were excellent. This really helped him secure a second term as prime minister.Boer War.This is currently the second year of the Boer War. The British Empire was trying to gain fu ... nd year of the Boer War. The British Empire was trying to gain full control of South Africa but the Boers (Dutch farmers and peoples) were the only things in their way. The Boers had been in that land ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Unity in Diversity: Pentecost as the Fulfillment of Babel

e to the ingathered Jew and Gentile of the Diaspora. In his book, Pentecost and Missions, Dr. Harry Boer says, "At Babel the nations came into being, the nations in their religious alienation from God ... y call on the name of the Lord and serve Him with one accord."BIBLIOGRAPHYThe Holy Bible. n.p., n.d.Boer, Harry. Pentecost and Missions. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdman, 1961.Chapman, Geoffrey. The Do ...

(14 pages) 32 0 4.2 Jul/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The go between

attired, in their cricket whites and with appropriate equipment. Leo likens this difference to the Boer War, "The village team were like the Boers, who did not have much in the ways of equipment by o ... e ways of equipment by our standards, but could give a good account of themselves," (page 117) (The Boers were an army with no uniform).There is also a difference between their styles of play. The vil ...

(8 pages) 3924 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Breaker Morant And Just War Theory

The Boer War was fought in South Africa during 1901 between Great Britain and Dutch settlers called Boer ... r was fought in South Africa during 1901 between Great Britain and Dutch settlers called Boers. The Boer War was a Colonial conflict. The Boers possessed large amounts of South Africa, and the British ... nial conflict. The Boers possessed large amounts of South Africa, and the British were fighting the Boers for this land. The British army sentenced Lt. Morant, who was an officer in the British army, ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Boer War

nment finally delivered an ultimatum to Paul Krugers Transvaal government in 1899 the British cited Boer arms and the need for political control as their demands to avoid war. However in looking at wa ... s Causes and Effects? publicised what had become a common suspicion especially among South Africa?s Boers. Hobson, a liberal anti imperialist, who was interested in the connections between capitalism ...

(10 pages) 32 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

How and why did the apartheid system come into existence in South Africa and how was its existence maintained and enforced for so long?

ver the Dutch Cape Colony, bringing British settlers to the area. This wasn't a real problem to the Boers, the earliest European settlers, at first, but conflict soon ensued. In 1833 Britain ended sla ... conflict soon ensued. In 1833 Britain ended slavery throughout its empire, including the Cape. The Boers strongly disagreed with this and they wanted to keep their independence as they believed they ...

(6 pages) 53 1 4.7 Apr/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Discuss the different ideas and language techniques that Banjo Paterson used in the newspaper article "In the line of fire"

sting to read. Examples of dialogue used throughout Patterson’s article were;“Is that the Boers’ pom-pom?” says the sick man.“Yes.” “Why don’t our dismounted me ... format thereby giving long descriptive paragraphs and the narrative recount of the soldiers at the Boer War.What is the purpose of the article? (4 marks)The purpose of this article is that of a newsp ...

(3 pages) 15 2 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Doing business in South Africa

t from falling under control of the French First Republic, which had invaded the Dutch Republic.The Boers (Dutch settlers) in South Africa resented British rule. When slavery was abolished in 1844 the ... nted British rule. When slavery was abolished in 1844 they were antagonized still more. Finally the Boers began a mass migration away from the British called the Great Trek. In 1838 the Boers fought a ...

(20 pages) 9 0 0.0 Dec/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers