Fifty Years Of The History Of The Republic In South Africa (1795-1845) (volume 1)

Paperback | January 2, 2012

byJohan Carel Voigt

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1899. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VIII M VICTIS THE INSURRECTION AND EXECUTIONS OF SLACHTERSNEK Review and Recapitulation--The Africander National Party of the Frontiers--The First Foundation of South African Nationality-- The Men of the Karroo--The Graaff Reinet Republicans--No more Chartered East India Company's Government -- The Restored Batavian Republic--Its Native Policy--The Frontiersmen Satisfied--The British Government--Autocratic Rule--The Frontiersman's Grievances--Sir John Cradock's Laud Laws--The Hottentot Pandours--Andrics (afterwards Sir Andries) Stockenstrom--The Wyk Baviaansrivier--Death of Frederik Bezuidenhout--The Open Grave--The Call to Arms--The Conspirators--Mission to Gaika-- Arrest of Hendrik Prinsloo--Slachtersnek Camp--Jan Bezuidenhout's Last Stand in the Winterberg--The Trial at Uitenhage-- Tho Execution at Slachtersnek--Vie Victis. The struggle for constitutional privileges and political rights which the Colonists carried on against the administrators of the Dutch East India Company in the 18th century, commencing with the agitation against the government of Willem Adriaan van der Stell, iu 1705-6, and terminating with the fall of the Company's rule and the proclamation of the Republic at Swellendam and Graaff Reinet in 1795, had laid the first foundation of South African nationality, by welding together and combining in a common cause the Dutch, French, and German Colonists and their descendants. ns HISTORY OF THE REPUBLIC 119 These different elements in the population, becoming blended and united by intermarriage and by joint occupation of the country, gave up the old European Fatherlands. In the second generation, the inhabitants already all spoke the same language, and, as the northward expansion of the settlement proceeded, the sons of the soil became more and more accustome...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1899. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VIII M VICTIS THE INSURRECTION AND EXECUTIONS OF SLACHTERSNEK Review and Recapitulation--The Africander National Party of the Frontiers--The First...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:102 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:January 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217831788

ISBN - 13:9780217831789

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