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Imperialism in South Africa
The Dutch East India Company set up a base at the Cape of Good Hope.
British arrived in Cape Town.
British take control Cape of Good Hope and Cape Province.
British Parliament get rid of the slave trade.
Dutch defeated the Zulus, creating two Dutch republics.
First Boer War started when the Boers (Dutch) rebelled against the British.
Transvaal Republic (a Dutch republic) declared independence from Britain.
Britain signed a peace treaty and gave Transvaal Republic independence.
14 European countries met to divide Africa.
1884 - 1885
Britain declared Southern Africa areas to be within their sphere of influence
Second Boer war started with the Transvaal Republic declaring war on Britain.
Boers surrendered, creating the South Africa union in British Empire.
Consequences of Apartheid still exist in South Africa--especially racism.
1910 - 2013
Beginning of Apartheid
Segregation began occuring throughout South Africa.
1910 - 1948
1948 - 1994
President Mandela abolished the Apartheid.
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