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treaty of Vereeniging


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(31 May 1902)

The peace treaty that ended the Second Boer War. It provided for the acceptance by Boers of British sovereignty, the use of Afrikaans in schools and law courts, a civil administration leading to self-government, a repatriation commission, and compensation of £3 million for the destruction inflicted during the war on Boer farms.

Subjects: British History — World History.


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