Empire Building

  • Shaku Zulu founds the Zulu empire

  • The Boers leave Cape Colony and found the Orange Free State and the Transvaal

  • Boers proclaim the Transvaal a republic

  • Diamonds are discovered at Kimberley

  • The British and the Boers defeat the Zulus in the Zulu War

  • The Boer War-The Boers rebel against the British

  • The South African Gold Rush