Two freedom conflicts battled during 1880–1881 and 1899–1902 because of the British Empire resistant to the farmers of this Transvaal Republic ( Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek) in addition to Orange Free State within the south section of Africa. The African republics had no armies and farmers needed to safeguard their nations. The phrase ‘Boer’ is the Dutch for ‘farmer’. Also known as the Anglo-Boer War. 27,927 Boer ladies and children (22,074 under 16 yrs . old) and 14,154 black folks had died into the focus camps setup by the British Empire through the Second Boer War as an element of Lord Kitchener’s scorched earth policy.
either of two wars: the first when the Boers fought England in order to restore the autonomy they'd abandoned to acquire Uk assistance up against the Zulus (1880-1881); the second if the Orange complimentary State and Transvaal declared war on Britain (1899-1902)
British prestige after the disastrous Boer War of 1881 was at a very low ebb, and he realized that he could not count on any a ctive help from the imperial or colonial authorities.