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Anglo-Zulu War (Effects)

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Matthew Du

on 4 September 2014

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this was not the end of the Zulu resistance, in 1906 was there a rebellion against colonial authorities when the tried to introduce a new form of tax which affected the Zulu people, this rebellion was led by a minor chief called Bambatha, and thus it was called the "Bambatha Rebellion". the British used harsh ways to stop this rebellion and about 4000 of the rebellions were killed. the british blamed this on the Zulu king, Dinizulu (Cetshwayo's son). They captured him and sent him to exile. The Bambatha Rebellion is seen today as a symbol of resistance to colonialism.
Anglo-Zulu War
The Anglo-Zulu War was fought in 1879 between the British Empire and the Zulu Kingdom. From complex beginnings, the war is notable for several particularly bloody battles, as well as for being a landmark in the timeline of colonialism in the region. The war signaled the end of the independent Zulu nation.
On 28 August the king was captured and sent to Cape Town (It is said that scouts spotted the water-carriers of the king, distinctive because the water was carried above, not upon, their heads). His deposition was formally announced to the Zulu.
A new scheme was created which divided Zululand into thirteen chiefdoms headed by compliant chiefs which ensured that the Zulus would no longer unite under a single king and made internal divisions and civil wars inevitable.
The Effects
After the battle of Ulundi the Zulu army dispersed, most of the leading chiefs tendered their submission, and Cetshwayo became a fugitive.
Anglo-Zulu War (Effects)
By: Matthew Du
Wesley Gardener
Alexander Gordon

The dynasty of Shaka was deposed, and the Zulu country portioned among eleven Zulu chiefs, including Usibepu, John Dunn, a white adventurer, and Hlubi, a Basuto chief allied to the British in the war.
Many of the Zulu people did not like what the British had done and many refused to accept these new chiefs appointed by the British ,so a civil war broke out, and in 1883 the British brought back King Cetshwayo to bring back order to the region but in 1884 he died. And in 1897 the British took over Zululand, and the Zulu state was destroyed ...
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