Who were the Boers in the Boer War?
There were two wars known as the Boer Wars. The First Boer War was from December 16, 1880 to March 23, 1881. The Second Boer War occurred from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902. Both wars occurred in Africa.
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The 'Boers' in the Boer Wars were immigrants who had settled in parts of Africa in the late 1600s. The Boers originally came from the Netherlands or...
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fromChapter 11 / Lesson 24
From 1899 to 1902, a group of South African farmers called Boers fought Great Britain for independence in a conflict known as the Boer War. Learn about the origins and legacy of their fighting in this lesson.