Boer republic of Stellaland founded in Bechuanaland

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Historical Context Note

Boers settlers establish a Republic of Stellaland, in Bechuanaland in South Africa. This small state is to become a central site of conflict between the British and the Boers, before it is defeated and incorporated in the British Empire two years later.
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Editors. "Boer republic of Stellaland founded in Bechuanaland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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