Britain annexes the Transvaal (27 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Theophilus Shepstone annexes South African Republic of Transvaal for Britain on grounds of bankruptcy and danger from Basutos and Zulus, but annexation violates Sand River convention of 1852.

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Editors. "Britain annexes the Transvaal". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5212, accessed 25 July 2017.]

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