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1

Boer aka

Joe's war

2

Years of Boer War

1899-1902

3

Strategy of Boer War

Chamberlain was not prepared to accept any weakening of British influence

4

How did Boer War begin

Before British army of South Africa cld be reinforced
They besieged Ladysmth of Natal and invaded British territory

5

How many Brit troops poured into Boer War

400,000

6

How much did Boer War cost

£250 million

7

British burnt

Crops and killed livestock, all farmhouses burned to ground making bóers homeless

8

Where did term concentration camps come from

Boer War

9

A. Riding to Emily hobhouse how many women and children killed

26,000 women and. Holden

10

What percentage of ppl killed in concentration camps were under the age of 16

80%

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How many Boer soldiers

60,000

12

Seen as

Capitalist driven

13

What did Rhodes want

REBELLION in Transvaal where British cld step in and take over between Uitlander and Boer

14

Jameson raid date

29th December 1895

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What was Jameson ris

Dr Leander Starr Jameson marched in Transvaal at head of band of 500 mounted troops and carrying a Union Jack to aid a rebellion that never happened
He was easily stopped

16

Result of Jameson

Weakened Britain implicated them in a conspiracy against a foreign state
Strengthened Kruger made him more stubborn
Rhodes forced to resign

17

Kruger telegram

Kaiser sent Kruger telegram wishing them their "sincere congratulations" in quelling the Jameson raid,
3rd of January 1896