Britain annexes the Transvaal

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Historical Context Note


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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Citation:
Editors. "Britain annexes the Transvaal". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
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