Many events affect the shaping of a country. These instances could be a combination of multiple factors. War is a specific occurrence that could affect any country tremendously. Every portion has explicit affects. The Boer War is a detailed incident that had numerous affects on the parties involved.
The Boer War occurred in two specific time frames. The first Boer War started on December 16, 1880. This war lasted until March 23, 1881. (Bellairs) This war is often referred to as the The Transvaal War. (Bellairs) The second phase of the Boer War began in 1889. The second phase of the war ended on May 31, 1902. (Farwell) Both wars were fought in Africa.
Each phase of the Boer Wars had different causes. The initial war started because of the expansion of the British Empire, conflicts within the Transvaal government, the British annexation of the Transvaal, and the Boer opposition to British rule in the Transvaal. (Pakenham) The Boers were protesting the policies of Joseph Chamberlain and Alfred Milner. They feared that their policies would prevent Transvaal independence. (Pakenham) The Boers initiated the war by shooting at the Potchefstroom on December 16, 1880. (Farwell)
[...] The Boer War occurred in two specific time frames. The first Boer War started on December This war lasted until March (Bellairs) This war is often referred to as the The Transvaal War. (Bellairs) The second phase of the Boer War began in 1889. The second phase of the war ended on May (Farwell) Both wars were fought in Africa. Each phase of the Boer Wars had different causes. The initial war started because of the expansion of the British Empire, conflicts within the Transvaal government, the British annexation of the Transvaal, and the Boer opposition to British rule in the Transvaal. [...]
[...] (Farwell) The British snuck the Boers at Majuba, but were so tired that they suffered defeat. (Bellairs) This lead to the end of the first Boer War. Each party in the war had different clothes for battle. The British wore red uniforms. This caused the soldiers to be spotted easily. They were also easy targets because of this. (Farwell) The Boers did not have uniforms. They wore regular clothes. (Farwell) There were multiple military blockades in the Boer war that caused surrender. These sieges occurred at Lydenburg, Potchefstroom, Pretoria, Marabastad, Rustenburg, Standerton and Wakkerstroom. [...]
[...] It was signed on May (Pakenham) The British agreed to give the Transvaal and the Orange Free State self- government, stop discussing the native enfranchisement issue until self- government had been given, pay the Afrikaners £3,000,000 for reconstruction, to only imprison Cape Afrikaner rebel leaders, and allow the use of Dutch in the schools and law courts. (Pakenham) Overall the Boer War was significant to the history of Britain. This may be considered a turning point for the British. It lead to them changing their foreign policy. They began looking for allies after the war. (Pakenham) The Australian involvement in the war may have caused this. Australia had a major impact on the war. The British army specifically desired assistance from Australian soldiers. [...]
[...] There was another man wounded. He died later from his wounds. (Bellairs) There were 1,000 British casualties and roughly 300 Boer casualties at the Battle of Spion Kop. (Farwell) There are several things that may be revealed about the second war. This war wasn't an easy feat for the Boers. They received much more resistance than the first war. The British were basically fighting for revenge in this war. There are even accounts of the soldiers yelling sentiments that reveal this. [...]
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