Boer War -- Farmers in the Cape being forced to take oath of neutrality

Boer War -- Farmers in the Cape being forced to take oath of neutrality

Dutch trekboers (wandering farmers) arrived in South Africa in the 1600s.

An account of the British Empire's self preservation at the cost of the rights and liberties of South Africans during its colonization.

Return of De La Rey, Boer War

SA artist, John Meyer’s landmark collection, Lost in the Dust, on show in London

Under the "tot" system in South Africa, vineyard owners paid part of their workers' wages in wine, leading to alcoholism and dependency from a young age. See more images of apartheid:  (Margaret Bourke-White—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

Margaret Bourke-White's 1950 photo essay introduced many Americans to apartheid. But the essay was edited to tell only part of the story.

Tenant Farmers Hoeing a Cotton FieldSharecropping and tenant farming were the dominant economic model of Alabama agriculture from the late-nineteenth century through the onset of World War II. Both terms refer to forms of agriculture conducted by people who did not own the land they worked. These landless farmers worked the plots of other landowners. Although the system reached its zenith during the era of Reconstruction, tenancy existed in Alabama prior to the Civil War. Sharecropping, in…

Alabama is not a Plains state. It was not a part of the Dust Bowl. But the South saw similar agricultural problems, and a crisis that some say was on a similar level to the Dust Bowl in the west.

History: Above we see a group of Boers or Dutch who searched for farmland in Botswana. When they came to the land that they declared their homes, they declared all living things who lived their were their subjects.

Rhodes and the Cape Colony fought two bloody wars against the ruthlessly affective Boer farmers who invented and fought in small sniper type groups called commandos.

History of slavery and early colonisation in South Africa | South African History Online

n 1651 Dutch colonial servant Johan "Jan" van Riebeeck was ordered by the Dutch East India Company to lead an expedition to found a new colony on the site of the future Cape Tow