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Extract from a newspaper report on events in South Africa in 1897
(Catalogue ref: DO 119/33)
Catalogue ref: DO 119/33; newspaper report on events in South Africa, 1897
How to use this source
Study this source carefully.
1 What impression does this source give of life in the British empire in terms of the following issues:
  • the treatment of native peoples in the British empire?
  • whether native people were involved in running their own countries?
  • the attitude of Boer settlers towards the native Africans?
2 Explain whether you think this source gives a positive or negative view of the empire.

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