This Day in History: Sep 30, 1931: Start of "Die Voortrekkers" youth movement for Afrikaners in Bloemfontein, South Africa.
The founding of the Voortrekkers coincided with the growth of Afrikaner nationalism in South Africa, then a member of the British Commonwealth. In some ways it was an Afrikaans-language alternative to the largely English-speaking Boy Scout movement, with its British heritage. The original concept of a youth movement amongst Afrikaners was formulated by Dr. C.F. Visser in 1913 in Bloemfontein. Dr. Visser appealed to the directors of the Boy Scout Movement (founded in 1907) to allow the…
The Boers Wars
An excellent set of Resources that will make your students understand the reason for the first and second Boer Wars. The power point presentation is full of maps, class activities and questions that can be answered with the aid of two information sheets that are also attached. Download and enjoy you...
The Concentration Camps of the Anglo-Boer War: A Social History
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The Panorama Route — The Lu Life
It's been REALLY REALLY long since I last wrote, so I must say a belated Happy Thanksgiving, Merry Christmas and Happy New Years! My New Year's resolution should probably be to write more blog posts... In any case, at the end of 2014, my husband and I finally went on our honeymoon to South