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Flashcards in The Second Boer War 1899-1902 Deck (17):
1

When did the Second Boer War start?

October 1899

2

When was Black Week?

December 1899

3

When did Roberts take command of British forces?

January 1900

4

When was the Battle of Spion Kop?

January 1900

5

When was the relief of Kimberly and Ladysmith?

February 1900

6

When was the relief of Mafeking?

May 1900

7

When was the khaki election?

September 1900

8

When was the concentration camp scandal?

June 1901

9

When was the Treaty of Vereeniging?

1902

10

When was the Territorial Army created?

1907

11

When did the Boer war end?

May 1902

12

Which battles were part of Black week?

1. Stormberg
2. Matjiestfontein
3. Colonso

13

How many British soldiers died in the Second Boer War?

22,000

21,000 died of disease

14

Give 2 examples of how the British Army became better resourced after Black Week?

- by the end of December 1899, there were 84,000 British soldiers in South Africa

15

What was the circulation of the Daily Mail newspaper?

almost 1 million

16

Give an example of a Boer Commander.

Piet Cronje

17

How many people died in concentration camps?

20,000 Boers
12,000 black Africans