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1880
Discovered gold.
Apartheid
The South African Government policy of seperation of races the policy began to disappear in the late 1980's.
Kimberlite
Large, expensive, diamonds
1652
Indigenous tribes such as the Bantu lived in Africa...then the Dutch settled in Cape Town.
1. Good farming
2. Natural harbors
Later joined by germans, and french.
Rivers/ Waterfalls
Zambezi, Orange Vaal, Limpopo, Victoria Waterfall
1868
Diamonds discovered in Kimberely Africa.
1814
Cape Colony transferred to the English.
Township
An area near a large city, suburban area.
1830
Great Trek
Dutch move to avoid the English.
1833
Dutch moved and founded Transvaal and the Orange Free State, Pretoria, and Johannesburg
Dutch fight Zulu's and win.
Sorghum
A grain crop that is resistant to drought.
1830
Great Trek
Dutch move to avoid the English.
Sanction
An economic or political measure such as an embargo used by one or more nations to force another nation to cease an illegal or an immoral act.
1899-1902
Boer War Dutch vs. English
English win
Afrikaans
Language of Afrikaners mostly Dutch.
1910
Union of South Africa established.
Afrikaners
Africans of european descent.
Effects on Blacks
Bad jobs, living conditions and townships or homelands.
ex. SOWETO
Embargo
A legal restriction against the movement of freight.
1948
Apartheid Established
whites vs. blacks segrartion
the whites wanted to dominate and wanted.
Whites were racist
Whites admired the Nazi's
Homeland
A large area of South Africa set aside only for blacks to live in.
How was Apartheid overthrown?
1848- 1990 (42 years) Two types of pressure external and internal.
Gum Arabic
A product that comes from the sap of acacia trees and is used in some medicines and candy.
Landforms
Escarpments, plateaus, basins,lakes,river and waterfalls.

Bush Veld
Short trees and bushes at lower elevations.
Sisal
A strong fiber used to make rope and twine.
High Veld
Grassy, high plains
Climate
Medditerranean and tropical savannah
Veld
A term used for a vegetation and landform region of South Africa.
Copra
The dried meat of the coconut from which cocnut oil is obtained.
Guerilla
A person who fights as a member of an armed band and takes part in irregular warfare such as harrassment and raids.
Exile
A person who has been forced to leave his or her country.
Swahili
A language used in East Africa that developed as a trade language.