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  History of Cape Colony from 1806 to 1870 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After a battle in January 1806 on the shores of Table Bay, the Dutch garrison of Cape Castle surrendered to the British under Sir David Baird, and in 1814 the colony was ceded outright by the Netherlands to the British crown.
A difficulty between the Cape Colony government and the Xhosa arose in 1817, the immediate cause of which was an attempt by the colonial authorities to enforce the restitution of some stolen cattle.
Recession and its aftermath: The Cape Colony in the eighteen eighties.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_Cape_Colony_from_1806_to_1870   (4157 words)

  
 CAPE COLONY - LoveToKnow Article on CAPE COLONY
The 1875 census gave the population of the colony proper at 720,984, and that of Basuthland at 128,176.
Indwe (2608) is the centre of the coalmining region in the east of the colony.
Cape Colony entered the Union as an original province, being represented in the Union parliament by eight members in the Senate and fifty-one in the House of Assembly.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /C/CA/CAPE_COLONY.htm   (22136 words)

  
 History of Cape Vincent, NY
In many respects the history of Cape Vincent is unlike that of any other town of the county, for within its territorial boundaries is one of the most interesting localities from a purely historic point of view to be found in northern New York.
However, during the period of its history, Port Putnam attracted a number of worthy families to its vicinity, and the construction of the state road (in 1803-4) to this point from Brownville was an important factor in drawing settlers to this part of the town.
St. Vincent de Paul's church (Catholic) of Cape Vincent village was organized as a parish in 1850, by the priest in charge of the older church in the central part of the town, and was in a manner the offshoot from that as the mother society.
history.rays-place.com /ny/cape-vincent-ny.htm   (9521 words)

  
 Cape Colony - TheBestLinks.com - Botswana, Cape Town, Far East, Great Britain, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Cape Colony was a part of South Africa under British occupation during the 19th century.
In 1806, the Cape, now nominally controlled by the Batavian Republic, was occupied again by the British in the Battle of Blauberg, to keep Napoleon out of the Cape, and to control the Far East trade routes.
Cape Colony remained under British rule until the formation of the Union of South Africa in 1910, when it became the Cape of Good Hope Province (better known as the Cape Province).
www.thebestlinks.com /Cape_Colony.html   (336 words)

  
 Holland History
In Henry Slotemaker's account of the Slotemaker Story we learn one of the motives for leaving Holland was an aversion to the constant wars of Europe and a desire to live free from being embroiled in the seemingly endless battles of Europe.
What follows is the History of the Holland from the earliest time of its recognition as a distinct region, up til the time when Cornelis and the Slotemakers left Holland to become Americans.
The gradual development of powerful towns was a notable feature of Dutch history during the 12th, 13th, and 14th centuries, and the area became an important trading center.
durangotexas.com /slotemaker/history/documents/history/dutchistory.htm   (2554 words)

  
 Class & Colour in South Africa 1850-1950 - Ch.1
The Cape Patriots, as they called themselves after a party of that name in Holland, petitioned the company directors in Amsterdam for a written constitution, seats for burghers on the administrative council and high court, freedom to trade, and the right to flog their slaves without official restraint.
Their seizure of the Cape in 1806 led ultimately to the emancipation of slaves, the subjugation of the Africans, and a cultural dualism among the whites that developed into rival nationalisms.
British and colonial troops made war on the Hlubi in 1873, the Gcaleka and Pedi in 1877, the Ngqika, Thembu, Pondo, Griqua and Rolong in 1878, the Zulu in 1879, the Sotho in 1880, the Ndebele in 1893, and the Afrikaner republics in 1899.
www.anc.org.za /books/ccsa01.html   (7614 words)

  
 Dictionary of Australian Biography Ca-Ch
He was colonial treasurer in the first Cowper (q.v.) ministry in 1856, and in the second Cowper ministry from 4 January 1858 until his death On 30 March 1859.
Cape was a man of liberal views, a strict disciplinarian, a consistent encourager of the good student, and an invariably just ruler.
He was colonial treasurer in the Dry (q.v.) ministry from 24 November 1866 to 4 August 1869 and in the succeeding Wilson (q.v.) ministry until 4 November 1872.
gutenberg.net.au /dictbiog/0-dict-biogCa-Ch.html   (18645 words)

  
 AFRICAN HISTORY TIMELINE: Nineteenth Century South Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Cape Colony Governor Sir George Grey articulated the need for a southern African federation because, as separate states, the European communities were too weak to stop African resistance.
Cape Province annexed West Griqualand, west of Kimberley, further angering the Boer governments.
Cecil Rhodes was elected to the Cape Colony parliament.
courses.wcupa.edu /jones/his311/timeline/t-19saf.htm   (712 words)

  
 Tanzania National Website
A settlement of unknown size of population was therefore the largest political organization known to have existed in the early history of these islands, except perhaps where there was a kind of "confederacy" of a large number of small neighbouring settlements.
The approval of the British colonial secretary was obtained for these proposals in December 1959, and in September 1960 a predominantly TANU government took office.
In 1913 Zanzibar was transferred from the Foreign to the Colonial Office and the Governor of the East African Protectorate, which seven years later became known as Kenya Colony, was in addition appointed the High Commission of Zanzibar.
www.tanzania.go.tz /history.html   (6761 words)

  
 Journal of Social History: Status and respectability in the Cape colony 1750-1870: A Tragedy of manners. . - Reviews - ...
Journal of Social History: Status and respectability in the Cape colony 1750-1870: A Tragedy of manners.
He also documents the successes and failures of the 1853 Cape franchise that was remarkable, certainly given the franchises of neighboring settler states, in being based on property rather than racial qualifications.
The book also tells another truth familiar to many scholars of colonial nationalist movements throughout Asia and Africa: that it was the very people who most embraced the norms of the colonizers who often led the most successful anti-colonial movements.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2005/is_2_35/ai_82066765   (1071 words)

  
 Cape Mounted Riflemen
Young, P. Boot and saddle : a narrative record of the Cape Regiment, the British Cape Mounted Riflemen, the Frontier Armed Mounted Police, and the Colonial Cape Mounted Riflemen.
History of the Cape Mounted Riflemen : with a brief account of the colony of the Cape of Good Hope : illustrated with drawings of the standards and the costume of an officer of the corps.
Wood, L.L.F. "The Imperial Cape Mounted Riflemen," The coelacanth: the journal of the Border Historical Society, v.
www.regiments.org /regiments/southafrica/inf/capecorp.htm   (963 words)

  
 British occupation of the Cape (from history of South Africa) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
After returning it at the Treaty of Amiens in 1802, they reannexed the colony in 1806 after the beginning of the Napoleonic Wars.
Prior to the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869, the Cape became a vital base for Britain—the Cape economy was meshed with Britain's.
history of the region from the 11th century to the present.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-44062   (889 words)

  
 English Genealogy
The Church of England played an important role in preserving the family history of millions of English people over the years.
Below is a brief time line of history in England and important record keeping events that one might keep in mind when doing English research.
To find a LDS Family History Center in the U.S., Canada, England, Ireland, Scotland or anywhere else in the world visit Family Search and type in the location.
www.xmission.com /~nelsonb/brit4.htm   (1605 words)

  
 South Africa: History
During the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars the British replaced the Dutch at the Cape from 1795 to 1803 and again from 1806 to 1814, when the territory was assigned to Great Britain by the Congress of Vienna.
, an ardent advocate of federation in S Africa, became prime minister of Cape Colony, and by 1894 he was encouraging the non-Afrikaner whites (known as the Uitlanders) in the Transvaal to overthrow Kruger.
History of the Okiep copper district: Namaqualand, Northern Cape Province South Africa.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0861191.html   (2898 words)

  
 ANTIGUA & BARBUDA'S HISTORIC SITES
We are at 17ø N latitude, about the same as the Cape Verde Islands and Bombay and 61ø W longitude.
It has had a long history of dependence, first as a private leasehold of the Codrington family (1685-1870), later as a Crown colony and then as a dependency of Antigua.
The name of the ship was the barque "Andes", a three masted steel merchant sailing ship, that sailed from Trinidad on 5th June 1905 with a cargo of 1,330 barrels of pitch to be used for the paving of roads in Chile.
www.antiguamuseums.org /Historical.htm   (7104 words)

  
 1806   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
1806 1806 BC 1806 in architecture 1806 in Canada 1806 in science 1806 in music 1806 in literature USS Vesuvius (1806) Russo-Turkish War, 1806-12 Heads of State in 1806 Russo-Turkish War, 1806-1812 List of state leaders in 1806 List of colonial governors in 1806 History of Cape Colony from 1806 to 1870
Ball and Balls Family tree and history 1806-1999.
William Pitt A moderate reformer, he grew up with a strong interest in politics, served in the House of Commons and argued that parliamentary reform was necessary for the preservation of liberty.
www.purpleuniverse.com /free_associate-1806.html   (234 words)

  
 The Vernacular Architecture Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The architecture of the Western Cape 1838-1901: a study of the impact of Victorian aesthetics and technology on South African architecture, PhD thesis University of the Witwatersrand, 1979.
Cape architecture (pp247-284) emerged in response to local materials, fire spread by strong winds (less persuasively, also social tensions within the slave society), is only superficially European (gable styles, doors, etc).
Controversial thesis that Cape gables are “an undisturbed reflection of the architecture developed in Northern Europe”, by a German student soon to be Director of the Cultural History Museum c1970.
www.museums.org.za /vassa/pub4a.html   (3381 words)

  
 1806
January 8 - Cape Colony becomes a British colony
January 10 - Dutch in Cape Town surrender to the British
March 23 - After traveling through the Louisiana Purchase and reaching the Pacific Ocean, explorers Lewis and Clark and their "Corps of Discovery" begin their journey home.
www.fact-library.com /1806.html   (323 words)

  
 South African Military History Society - Journal page
The Military History Journal (incorporating the Museum Review), established in 1967, is published by the South African National Museum Of Military History in association with the South African Military History Society, bi-annually, in June and December.
The aim of the Journal is to publish research and articles of interest concerning military history by members of the Society or the Museum or any other person who wishes to submit his or her work.
The Verdict of History Reflections on the possible influence of "Siener" van Rensburg's visions on Gen. J.
rapidttp.co.za /milhist/journal.html   (6932 words)

  
 Timeline CA 1600-1900
Spain's defeat in War of the Spanish Succession, 1701-1714, prompts trade reform, leading to colonial dependence on Spanish goods, 18th century
Tokugawa regime in Japan, characterized by political stability and economic growth, 1600-1867
Treaty of Paris, 1763; French colonies to Britain
history.binghamton.edu /hist130/docs/timelin4.htm   (319 words)

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