Notes 2/3-4/04

 

South African History

 

      First settlers = Khoisan (bushmen) & Bantu

      1652 Dutch East India Company establishes Cape Colony, become known as Afrikaners

      1806 British take over Cape Colony

      1830s- Zulu wars

      1890s Boer Wars

      1910 Union of South Africa

      1913 Native Homelands Act

      1948 Apartheid

      1958 - Verwoerd is prime minister


      1960s Europeans end African colonialism; ANC

      1978 Botha is prime minister

      1989 de Klerk is prime minister

      1994 Nelson Mandela elected prime minister