The first Boer War

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Because the Zulu threat had been removed, what did the British now face in term of the Boers? 

Determination for regaining their independence. 

What happened at Majuba Hill in 1881?

There was a humiliating defeat on 400 British troops, which left the Boers with more confidence and intensified desire to become independent. 

Who was the leader of the Boer militants, and President of the Transvaal Republic?

Paul Kruger

New intension arose when what was discovered, where and when?

Gold deposits, Witwatersrand of the Transvaal in 1886.

By 1898, how much of the world's gold…

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