South African History

  • Dutch Traders

    Dutch Traders landed at the Southern tip of South Africa
  • Boer Movement

    British take over and Dutch settlers (Boers) migrate north and create republics.
  • Diamonds

    Diamonds were discovered in South Africa
  • Gold

    Gold is discovered in South Africa
  • Boer War

    Throughout the years of 1899-1902 the British fought and defeated the Boers
  • British/Boer Rule

    After the war, the British and Dutch decided to rule South Africa at the beginning of 1910.
  • Union of S.A

    Under the name of Union of South Africa, South Africa became a republic after a whites-only referendum.
  • Multie-Race

    The first multi-race elections took place.