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    Explain and define the Boer War in South Africa from 1899 to 1902.

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    The first thing you need to define about the Boer Wars was that there were two of them. The first was from 1880 to 1881 and the second one was from 1899 to 1902. Another thing that needs to be defined are who the Boers were. The Boers were poor Dutch farmers who colonized part of southern africa in the eighteenth centuries and formed two independent Boer republics, the Orange Free State and the South African Republic. However, the British also came in and colonized parts of southern ...

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    The solution defines the significance and characteristics of the second Boer War in South Africa from 1899 to 1902.