Union of South Africa


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Union of South Africa:

see South AfricaSouth Africa,
Afrikaans Suid-Afrika, officially Republic of South Africa, republic (2015 est. pop. 55,291,000), 471,359 sq mi (1,220,813 sq km), S Africa. It borders on the Atlantic Ocean in the west, on Namibia in the northwest, on Botswana and Zimbabwe in the north, on
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However, after preliminary talks, relations broke down in 1950 due to South Africa's refusal to postpone the implementation of the Group Areas Act, an act that angered the Indian public (Permanent Delegation of the Union of South Africa to the United Nations 1950).
In relating the legal bondage of Africans to race-based capitalism, Plaatje suggests that the political economy of the Union of South Africa hinges on racial difference.
The Union of South Africa is often included in the narrative of the South African War as the consequence of British dominance or failure.
The Union of South Africa was opposed to an influx of Asians "who could not be assimilated .
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The preamble of the mandate for South West Africa in particular stated that "His Britannic Majesty, for and on behalf of the Government of the Union of South Africa, has agreed to accept the Mandate .
In 1910, the two white factions made a tenuous peace by uniting the four colonies into the Union of South Africa.
The Union of South Africa, however, enjoyed a special status.
Elsewhere in the British Empire, the Union of South Africa was established on May 31, 1910, uniting the British and the Boers in a virtually independent dominion.
Benson's rearguard at Bakenlaagte (eastern Transvaal) (October 30, 1901), but by early 1902 his forces were harried and tired; attended the peace conference at Vereeniging (May 1902) and signed the Treaty of Vereeniging (May 31); after the war he entered politics, working for unification of British and Boer factions and the creation of a dominion of South Africa, aided by Jan Smuts (1902-1907); elected prime minister of the new Union of South Africa (May 31, 1910), serving in that office until his death, and continued his moderate policies; quashed the revolt of arch-conservatives C.

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