Great Trek


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Great Trek

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(Historical Terms) the Great Trek history South African the migration of Boer farmers with their slaves and African servants from the Cape Colony to the north and east from about 1836 to 1845 to escape British authority
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Great Trek

1834–38 The migration with ox wagons by Boer farmers from Cape Colony to the north and east of the Orange River after Britain abolished slavery.
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The great trek to the seaside and countryside which was anticipated did not materialise.
A The Incredible Journey B The Thousand Mile Walk C The Great Trek D The Great 12.
In mid-1930s, (https://www.britannica.com/topic/Day-of-Reconciliation) the Voortrekkers (southern Africans of Dutch, German, or Huguenot descent who made the Great Trek) were looking for land to settle after moving into the interior of South Africa.
Klaassen and his family were among those who set out with Klaus Epp in 1880 on the Great Trek to Central Asia where the group anticipated the imminent return of Christ.
Thank you to everybody who made this such a great trek. Getting the opportunity to skate with the Krooked guys is always a treat.
Rather naively, I didn't factor in the great trek we had to make up the mountain just to reach the wall each day!
And finally, Huzzey only briefly mentions the role "anti-slavery" played in the politics in southern Africa and Cape Colony, leading to the Boers' Great Trek and eventually to the Anglo-Boer wars at the end of the 1800s (p.
| GREAT TREK OF CHINA: The wall walkers, six of them former Huddersfield University students, from left, Charlotte Whitlock, Natalie Bell, James Greenwood, Jake Naish, Sean McMonagle, Kate Gilbert and Naomi Hurtault
This great trek across the US captured the imagination of the American public and the Waterville man even featured on the CNBC news channel.
These young marrieds made the great trek from Minnesota to the Florida shore so Steve can establish a chain of faith-based Gospel hotels.
The rufa, one of six species of red knots, is a tiny shore bird that makes a great trek between Patagonia at the bottom of South America to the Arctic every year on its migratory path.
In her absence, Cambridge University Press has failed to maintain fastidious standards: the proofreading is, at best, haphazard, so that, to give only the most humorous of too many examples, a Great Trek leader has mutated from Louis to 'Louise' Tregardt, and Kas Maine has become the 'biographer' of Charles van Onselen (pp.