The Boer's continued incursion into the traditional lands of the native tribal areas created a potential risk of uprisals by various African tribal units with the Zulu nation as a particular and traditional risk. The Boers considered their northern advance into Africa in much the same way as the Americans considered its Western expansion as a part of "Manifest Destiny". Nations involved with thoughts and dreams of expansion, Empire, Freedom , or Manifest Destiny are conflicted between simple concepts like "Human Rights", "Individual Rights", "human dignity" and "independence ". Boers and Huguenots and Zulus and the "Empire" were not "always" in conflict, simply or just only in conflict.
Now this was the propaganda that was spread by the British. The real truth are, the Boers wanted freedom from the British colonizers, therefore they moved north. At that time South Africa was vast open land with no inhabitants at all, there was one Zulu nomad village in Natal on the east coast, called Dingaan stad, where one of the Boer leaders Piet Retief went to negotiate with Dingaan the Zulu king to buy the northern part of Natal, that was open land from him, Dingaan agreed and sign a treaty with Retief. Direct after that Dingaan murdered Retief and his companions. The treaty was later found in a leather bag on Retief's body on a hill where Dingaan left Retief and companions, body's for the vultures.
After establishment of the two Boer Republics, gold and diamonds was discovered in Transvaal and that was the motivation for the British to occupy the Boer Republics. Resulting in the first defeat for the British Empire ever, in the first Anglo Boer War, where a hand full of Boer civil soldiers, won the war against the mighty British Empire. This was a humiliation for Queen Victoria that she could not except. In 1899 the British tried again to occupy the Boer Republics and again the Boers declared war, a war that lasted for three years. If it was not for the British savage concentration camps where 2400 Boer children and 3000 Boer woman were killed in the most savage ways, like fine pieces of glass in their food, the outcome of the war would be in favor of the Boers.
Note: This was also the end of the British Empire.
Have a look at the following free download RTF document for a lot of information about the Boer Volk http://www.patenttrade.net/downloads/Boers_The_ID.rtf
Imagine you are an sailor and are taken by the British against your will.
didnt have a lot of people in their army. low on money
they did a lot of things like boycotting
It wasn't easy, there was a lot of war (eg. Boer War against dUTCH AND bRITISH, in South Africa) I am from SA ANSWER: ANywaz the point is that, European Nations were the most powerful at that time, they could take over and do whatever they wanted
yes they did they fought against the British because the British tried to take over a lot of countries and states.
There were a lot of different factors that led to the Boer Wars. The 2nd Boer War is the main one that most people mean when they refer to the Boer War. I'll try to give a brief explanation. The Cape Colony was a British Colony and the original European settlement in southern Africa. The Boers, people of Dutch and some Hugeonot Ancestry, moved from Capetown by trekking inland, further north and west. The major migration was known as the Great Trek. They eventually established towns, which the British had little interest in until it became clear that there was an abundance of diamonds and gold to be mined. The British kept trying to annex new Boer Colonies, the Natal, Orange Free State, and the Transvaal. The Boers were pissed because they lived a lifestyle that valued open land and space, hunting, their language and culture, and political autonomy to preserve this culture. They did not want to be controlled by the British. The Boer Colonies were important in terms of linking British South Africa to the Indian Ocean and in the entire scheme of Europeans' plans to exploit the entire African continent. Cecil Rhodes particulary wanted the Boer Colonies under British control. There were a lot of politics surrounding the rights of non-Boers, known as Outlanders, working in mining towns within Boer territory. The issue was exaggerated by Rhodes and others as anti-Boer propoganda. Eventually, it was Rhodes who pushed for what would become known as the Jameson Raid. A band of armed men rode into the Transvaal, in order to incite an uprising amongst the Outlanders. But the raid failed, the Boers knew about it and the Outlanders were never really that upset. So a war started. There was a lot of international tenstion surrounding the war as well. England and Germany were pissed at each other, and the Kaiser kind of supported the Boers. Most people felt that the British were unjustly fighting the Boers; the use of concentration camps and a scorched earth policy made the British cause very unpopular. In the end, the British won the war and eventually the entire place became South Africa, more or less as it is today.
A lot of the military tactics developed in the Boer War were used in the Great War eg trench warfare. Love Samantha Ellis
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The British won against the French and the acadians. They won all the French's power and could do anything they wanted with them. The British deported the acadians and the French were told to be loyal to their enemy, the British. Hope that helps a lot. - Robinstar
the colonial revolt are that the colonies have no representation on the British empire.......colonist get a lot of tax during the time
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The British Commonwealth
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There was a lot of them. :)
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