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boer war by maddy and heather

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Heather Worlein

on 11 April 2013

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Boers: Concentration Camps: Boer War Concentration camp By: Facts: British took over the Boer capital, Pretoria on June 5, 1900.
Next two years, Boer commandos raided isolated British units in South Africa.
Chief of Staff (Lord Kitchener) reacted by destroying Boer farms and moving people into concentration camps.
Ended with the signing of the treaty of Vereeniging in May, 1902. The Boer War was the name given to the South African Wars of 1880-1881 and 1899-1902. Farmers who spoke Dutch trying to escape the British rule.
Under leadership of Paul Kruger
Received military equipment from Germany.
Had success on the borders of Cape Colony and Natal between October 1899, and January 1900.
88,000 soldiers.
They successfully besiege the British Garrissons at Ladysmith Mafeking and Kimberly. The Boer War Mostly women and children were in them.
Black people also, partly for labor for the gold mines that reopened by mid 1907.
Poor quality of food.
Unhygienic conditions inadequate medical arrangements.
Eventually 28,000 Boer women and children died.
20,000 Black people die.
Lord Alfred Milner took over the camps from the army. Maddy Tibbs and Heather Worlein

Resources:
bbc.co.uk
and
sparticus.schoolnet.co.uk The South African wars. The Boer wars were between the British and descendants of the Dutch settlers (Boers) in Africa. What??
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