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Flashcards in South Africa Deck (6):
1

WHY were Britain originally interested

THE governor of cape colony said in 1809 that it was an outpost to protect and security for East Indian possessions

2

I'm 1887 Cape Town was chosen for what

Principle staging post for reinforcements bound for India in the event of a war with Russia

3

When did bóers first come to the cape

1652

4

Discovery of diamonds in

1871

5

WHAT did discovery of diamonds do in South Africa

Attracted investment and immigrants on an unprecedented scale

6

British Imports into the soared from £2 million in ?
TO ??

2 million in 1871 to 7.7 million in 1891