South African History Quiz

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Last updated: November 8, 2014
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Original inhabitants of the Cape region
Khoisan
Established a refreshment station at Cape Town in 1652
Dutch East India Company
Nine Frontier Wars fought between colonists and this nation
Xhosa
This colonial power annexed the Cape Colony in 1806
Britain
Dutch colonists who emigrated into the Interior in the mid-1800s
Voortrekkers
Warlike monarch who vastly expanded the Zulu kingdom
Shaka Zulu
Cecil Rhodes's Kimberley mining company
De Beers
Its discovery resulted in the development of Johannesburg
Gold
British military suffered heavy losses in this battle of the Anglo-Zulu War
Battle of Isandlwana
People from this country were brought into Natal to work on sugar plantations
India
Tactics used by Boer commandos in the South African War
Guerrilla warfare
What South Africa became in 1910
Union of South Africa
Institutionalised policy of racial segregation
Apartheid
The country achieved full independence on this date
1961
Political party formed in resistance to institutionalised segregation
African National Congress
69 people were killed in these protests outside a police station
Sharpeville massacre
1st democratically-elected president
Nelson Mandela
South Africa hosted this sporting event in 2010
FIFA World Cup
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Level 67
Nov 8, 2014
guerrilla
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Level 48
Nov 8, 2014
Sorry about that. "Guerrilla" will now work :)
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Level 78
Dec 15, 2014
Some very ambiguous questions, as in "institutionalized policy...." (referring to the theoretical or political actor?) and "tactics used by Boer..." Yeah, guerilla warfare is one label, but there are others.
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Level 56
Jul 1, 2020
Could Q.2 perhaps begin "organisation which established..."? I was trying to think of a person. Otherwise, nice!