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Why Not Change Our Monarchy?

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« on: March 17, 2009, 04:15:26 pm »
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South Africa was British.

Not always, they had to fight wars for it with the Dutch.

Main article: First Boer War
The First Boer War (18801881), also known as the "Transvaal War," was a relatively brief conflict in which Boer settlers successfully resisted a British attempt to annex the Transvaal, and re-established an independent republic.`

Main article: Second Boer War
The Second Boer War (18991902), by contrast, was a lengthy war involving large numbers of troops from many British possessions, which ended with the conversion of the Boer republics into British colonies (with a promise of limited self-government). These colonies later formed part of the Union of South Africa.

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