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History of South Africa, to the Act of Union

by John Edgar

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Published by Miller in Cape Town .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesMaskew Miller"s Course of history for the Junior certificate. Section A
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 239 p. maps.
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24532610M

  The launch of the African Union: The African Union (AU) was officially launched in July in Durban, South Africa, following a decision in September by its predecessor, the OAU to create a new continental organisation to build on its work. to take changed the course of trade union history in South Africa. The existing trade union centre, the South African Trades and Labour Council, had opposed racial discrimination and had admitted unions of African workers to its ranks. For this reason, some of the larger craft unions of white workers had consistently refused to affiliate to it.

History of South Africa from the earliest European settlement to the act of union. Cape Town, T. Maskew Miller; London, Oxford, B. Blackwell Ltd. [?] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Edgar. Malan’s ambitions for the Afrikaner nation included full independence for South Africa from Britain. He passed the South African Citizen Act in , removed the British Privy Council in , introduced a new anthem and flag and set the stage for South Africa .

The resulting legislation (specifically Abolition of Passes and Co-ordination of Documents Act No. 67 of ) introduced in South Africa required black Africans to carry identity documents in the form of a "reference book" when outside a set of reserves (later known as homelands or bantustans.)Author: Alistair Boddy-Evans. The period to covers the independence period and is essentially the genesis of the constitutional development of South Africa. This period was characterised by the enactment of the South Africa Act by the British Parliament, establishing an independent Union of South Africa comprising the territories of Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Natal and Transvaal.


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Publication date Publisher Cape Town, Miller Collection toronto Digitizing sponsorPages: The South Africa Act was approved by the four colonial parliaments in June and passed into law by the British Parliament by September The new union was inaugurated onwith Louis Botha as the first prime minister.

The South Africa Act was an Act of the British Parliament which created the Union of South Africa from the British colonies of the Cape of Good Hope, Natal, Orange River Colony, and on: 9 Edw.

VII c. THE UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA SOUTH AFRICA ACT, This Act was passed through both Houses of the Imperial Parliament exactly as it was forwarded after the South African Convention was held.

It was assented to by King Edward VII. on 20th September ; and a Royal Proclamation of the 2nd December declared the date. history of South Africa In South Africa: The intensification of apartheid in the s that decision by enacting the Status of the Union Act, which declared the country to be “a sovereign independent state.”.

After several years of negotiations, the South Africa Act brought the colonies and republics – Cape Colony, Natal, Transvaal, and Orange Free State – together as the Union of South Africa. Under the provisions of the act, the Union remained British territory, but with home-rule for Afrikaners.

Towards Union. It is often assumed that the discovery of gold at the Rand was the chief cause of the South African War. This is not completely true, as British imperialism was chiefly concerned with expanding its territory in Southern Africa, in so doing enforcing dominion over all the inhabitants of annexed territories.

Other articles where History of South Africa is discussed: South Africa: History: The prehistory and history of South Africa span nearly the entire known existence of human beings and their ancestors—some three million years or more—and include the wandering of small bands of hominins through the savanna, the inception of herding and farming as ways of.

The politicking behind the scenes for the formation of the Union of South Africa allowed the foundations of apartheid to be laid. On  , the Union of South Africa was formed under British dominion. It was exactly eight years after the signing of the Treaty of Vereeniging, which had brought the Second Anglo-Boer War to an : Alistair Boddy-Evans.

Main article: History of South African labour law The Native Labour Regulations Act prohibited strikes by trade unions, introduced wage ceilings and a pass system for moving around jobs. O Chinese labourers were brought in, and used by landowners to. Abstract. The Union of South Africa is constituted under the South Africa Act, (9 Edw.

7, Ch. 9), passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom on 20 Sept., Under the terms of that Act the self-governing colonies of the Cape of Good Hope, Natal, the Transvaal and the Orange River Colony were united on 31 May,in a legislative union under one government under the name of the Author: S.

Steinberg. This is the text of the South Africa Act,as at 3 Octoberthat being the date on which the South Africa Act Further Amendment Act,was published and came into force.

South Africa Act, — as at 3 October enacted by the Parliament of the United Kingdom and amended by the Parliament of South Africa. The Constitution Bill came into force on 31 May ; 31 May was a significant day in South African history, being both the day in on which the Treaty of Vereeniging was signed, ending the Second Anglo-Boer War, and the day in on which the Union of South Africa came into being.

Act No. 67 ofUnion of South Africa Source: Leslie Rubin and Neville Rubin, This is Apartheid, Christian Action, London (adapted) 7 b Under the Union of South Africa Act No. 67 ofwhat penalty could be given to a sixteen-year-old or older African black if File Size: 50KB. The ANC allies with the Transvaal Indian Congress and the Natal Indian Congress.

India severs trade relationships with the Union of South Africa, in protest against its discriminatory treatment of people with an Asian origin. The ANC Youth League is formed.

Women are allowed to become full members of the ANC. The United Party, led by Jan Smuts, won the most. Following the defeat of the Boers in the Anglo-Boer or South African War (–), the Union of South Africa was created as a self-governing dominion of the British Empire on 31 May in terms of the South Africa Actwhich amalgamated the four previously separate British colonies: Cape Colony, Colony of Natal, Transvaal Colony, and Orange River Colony.

South Africa is a country of many cultures, known by its citizens as the Rainbow Nation. The aboriginal indigenous people – the San Bushmen and Khoikhoi (collectively known as Khoisan) were joined by an influx of Bantu and Europeans to evolve into present-day South Africa’s cultural make-up.

The Union of South Africa is the historic predecessor to the present-day Republic of South came into being on 31 May with the unification of four previously separate British colonies: Cape Colony, Natal Colony, Transvaal Colony and Orange River ing World War I, the Union of South Africa was granted the administration of the German South-West Africa colony as a.

An Act to constitute the Union of South Africa. [20th September, ] W hereas it is desirable for the welfare and future progress of South Africa that the several British Colonies therein should be united under one Government in a legislative union under the Crown of Great Britain.

The African Union is a geo-political entity covering the entirety of the African continent. Its origin dates back to the First Congress of Independence African States, held in Accra, Ghana, from 15 to 22 April The conference aimed at forming the Africa Day to mark the liberation movement, each year, regarding the willingness of the African people to free themselves from foreign.

E IT THEREFORE ENASouth Africa. lis follows: Definitions 1. In this Act. unless the context otherwise indicates- "civil union" means the voluntary union of two persons who are hoth 18 years of age or older. which is solemnised and registered by way of File Size: KB.The Afrikaner ideal of a republic.

South Africa only became a Republic on the 31st Maybut the formation of a Republic had been the dream of many Afrikaners since the nineteenth century, and was not something that was thought about only after National Party (NP) victory in In the s when some Afrikaners left the Cape on the Great Trek, their ideal was to create an Afrikaner republic.industrial relations in south africa ix chapter 8: collective bargaining in south africa the right to free collective bargaining freedom of association and freedom from victimisation organisational rights rights in terms of the act (); definition of workplace (); the right to.