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Boer War (Grade 10)

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Boer War

The Boer War was fought between Great Britain and France.
  1. True
  2. False
What was the name of the Dutch settlers in South Africa?
  1. Huguenots
  2. Zouaves
  3. Sooners
  4. Boers
What were the names of the two Boer states?

The South African Republic was also known as the "Transvaal."
  1. True
  2. False
The British began their occupation of South Africa during the Napoleonic Wars.
  1. True
  2. False
What was the Great Trek?

An 1886 gold rush caused a rapid influx of men from England into Transvaal.
  1. True
  2. False
Britain declared war on the South African Republic and the Orange Free State because they would not grant full voting rights to non-Boers.
  1. True
  2. False
In 1900, the British captured the South African Republic capital                .
  1. Pretoria
  2. Cape Town
  3. Johannesburg
  4. Bloemfontein
At the beginning of the Boer War the British had superior weapons to the Boers.
  1. True
  2. False
The third phase of the Boer War was characterized by the guerrilla tactics used by Boer fighters.
  1. True
  2. False
During the third phase of the Boer War the British built                              to protect British territory.
British troops burnt farms and poisoned wells in response to the Boer guerrilla tactics.
  1. True
  2. False
The Boer War ended in 1902 with the signing of the Treaty of Paris.
  1. True
  2. False
What territory was created by combining the British and Dutch colonies?

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