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African notes from 11/16/11
When did the Dutch East India company establish cape town?
What did they grow in Cape town?
Who did the Dutch East India Company send down to take care of the crops in cape town?
the Boers (dutch farmers)
What are the children of Boers and natives called?
What was the name of the calvinist believing people?
Where did Calvin do his work?
What kind of leader was Calvin?
What 3 different countries did Calvanists disperse to?
What kind of work did Hugeunots do?
they were farmers like the Boers
When you put the Boers and the Hugeunots together you get what people?
What language did the Afrikaners make up?
What different languages came together to make Afrikaans?
What interesting belief did the Afrikaners have about the story of Ham and Noah?
Sham's people stayed in the Middle East
Japheth went to Europe
Ham's people went South and became the colored
What did they believe about the relationship between the Africans and the Europeans?
the Africans had a curse on them
the Europeans were superior
Why did the British take over the Cape of Good Hope and Natal?
because the Napoleanic Wars were going on and they didn't want the Afrikaners to side with him
What areas of South Africa did the British take over when the Napoleanic Wars were going on?
The Cape of Good Hope
Why didn't the British like the Afrikaners?
because they didn't like the Afrikaners belief of the Blacks
What was it called when the Afrikaners went inland in 1836?
The Great Trek
Why did the Afrikaners go inland?
they decided to just let the British have the coastline because they were much stronger
How many families went on the Great Trek?
What was the battle fought between the Afrikaners and the Zulus?
the Battle at Blood River
Who fought at the Battle of Blood River?
the Afrikaners and the Zulus
Where are diamonds discovered in South Africa?
When are diamonds discovered in Transvaal?
When was gold discovered in South Africa?
What should the Boer War be called?
the Anglo-Boer war
When does the Anglo-Boer war take place?
when did the Anglo-Boer war end?
How did the British win the battle but lose the war in the Boer war?
they won the war but the Afrikaners ended up getting control of the governmetn
How did the Afrikaners gain control of the government in South Africa?
they convinced the British that the people weren't prepared to participate in government
the whites should go first, then colors, black, and asian
Why were there Asian workers in Africa?
the whites didn't like the African workers so they brought in Indians
Where did Gandhi get his start?
as a lawyer in South Africa
How did the Afrikaners take over the government?
they had huge families
always in the majority
What were created in the 1920-30's in South Africa?
the Group Areas Acts
What did the Group Areas Acts do?
they created Apartheid
Where was the most segregated place in the world?
What cause the government of South Africa to send the Blacks back to their "homeland"?
they got sanctioned
Where did the South Africa government send the Blacks back to?
like an Indian Reserve
Who was a huge leader in South Africa during the time of Apartheide?
How many whites are there for every 12 Africans and Asians in South Africa?
What is South Africa number one in the whole in?
What is the huge company for diamonds in South Africa?