Second Boer War

by nlatos
Last updated 7 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
History
Grade:
7

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Second Boer War

1896

1896

1899

Whose fight is this?

1886

February 1900

1899

Helped to create a united South Africa

Second Boer War

1900

May 31, 1902

Gold discovered in the Transvaal

British businessman (Cecil Rhodes) wanted to overthrow Transvaal government

Transvaal and Orange Free State form military alliance

British send troops to claim "commercial rights"; war is declared

Treaty of Vereeniging ends the war; British victory

Canada divided over whether or not to send troops; Laurier compromises and makes enlisting optional

Battle of Paardeberg won by Canadian soldiers

Canadian troops in action at Wwpwnwe, Doorkop, Johannesberg, Diamond Hill, Belfast and Komati River

A war taking place in South Africa

Men of Boer Commando

Canadians in Boer War


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