Boer War

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Mind Map on Boer War, created by megan langdon on 01/14/2015.

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Boer War
1 Causes
1.1 Previous defeat
1.1.1 1st Boer War
1.1.2 Kruger
1.1.2.1 Reclaim independence
1.2 Gold
1.2.1 1898
1.2.1.1 27% Of worlds gold
1.2.1.2 Poor relationship
1.2.2 Uitlander (foreigner)
1.2.2.1 Denied
1.2.2.1.1 Political rights
1.2.2.1.2 Vote
1.2.2.1.3 Status
1.2.2.2 Appealed
1.2.2.2.1 Queen
1.2.2.2.1.1 British Rule
1.2.2.2.2 Alfred Milner
1.2.2.2.3 Boers
1.2.2.2.3.1 Reform
1.2.2.2.3.2 Concessions
1.3 Empire
1.3.1 Take
1.3.1.1 Orange and Transvaal
1.3.1.1.1 For the gold
1.3.2 Kruger
1.3.2.1 'It is my country that you want'
1.3.3 Controlled most S. Africa
1.3.3.1 Dutch??
2 Army 1899
2.1 Number
2.1.1 249,466 Regulars
2.1.2 78,000 Reserves
2.1.3 60-70,000 Indian Empire
2.1.4 60,000 28 days training
2.1.4.1 35,000 Agreed overseas service
2.1.5 230,000 Volunteers w/ limited training
2.2 Tommy
2.2.1 w/c
2.2.2 Poor
2.2.2.1 1s a day
2.2.3 Shamed by family
2.2.3.1 Outcast
2.2.4 Boring
2.2.4.1 Drills and mundane tasks
2.2.5 Equipment
2.2.5.1 Weapons
2.2.5.1.1 Lee Enfield rifle
2.2.5.2 Uniform
2.2.5.2.1 Khaki
2.2.5.2.2 Polished buttons and badges
2.3 Officers
2.3.1 Character
2.3.1.1 Brave, loyal amateur
2.3.1.1.1 Still gen from the upper classes
2.3.2 Private income
2.3.2.1 Mess bills
2.3.2.2 £100-150 p.a
2.3.3 Low pay
2.3.3.1 India
2.3.3.1.1 High wages
3 Soldiers
3.1 Boers
3.1.1 Men
3.1.1.1 500 Foreign volunteers
3.1.1.2 50,000 Total
3.1.1.3 33,000 Transvaal
3.1.1.4 21,000 Orange
3.1.1.5 Discipline
3.1.1.5.1 Personalities
3.1.1.5.2 Collective
3.1.2 Uniform
3.1.2.1 None
3.1.2.1.1 Blended
3.1.3 Organisation
3.1.3.1 Commandos
3.1.3.1.1 District
3.1.3.1.2 200 - 1,000 Men
3.1.3.2 Officers elected
3.1.3.3 Every man
3.1.3.3.1 Had a say and contributed to strategy tactics
3.1.3.4 Finance
3.1.3.4.1 Gold
3.1.3.4.2 £90,000 p.a
3.1.3.4.3 Intelligence gathering
3.1.4 Mauser Rifle
3.1.4.1 German
3.1.4.2 Marksmen
3.1.4.2.1 Excellent shot
3.1.4.2.1.1 Wild animals
3.1.4.2.1.2 Farmers
3.1.5 Transport
3.1.5.1 Ponies
3.1.5.1.1 Hardy
3.2 British
3.2.1 Finance
3.2.1.1 £11,000 p.a
3.2.1.2 Tight
3.2.2 Men
3.2.2.1 Officers
3.2.2.1.1 Sir George White
3.2.2.1.1.1 64 Yrs
3.2.2.1.2 Buller
3.2.2.1.2.1 60 Yrs
3.2.2.2 14,750 S. African
3.2.2.3 22,000 reinforcements
3.2.2.3.1 India
3.2.3 Transport
3.2.3.1 Railway extensive
3.2.3.1.1 Moving troops and supplies
4 War
4.1 1st Battles
4.1.1 Mafeking
4.1.1.1 Baden Powell
4.1.1.2 Held out
4.1.1.3 May 1900
4.1.1.4 Surrounded
4.1.2 Kimberley
4.1.2.1 General Cronje
4.1.2.1.1 Cut off by Boers
4.1.2.1.1.1 Troops
4.1.2.1.1.2 Miners
4.1.2.1.1.3 Cecil Rhodes
4.1.3 Natal
4.1.3.1 George White
4.1.3.1.1 Cut off
4.1.3.1.2 10,000 Men
4.1.3.1.2.1 Ladysmith
4.2 Black week
4.2.1 Failures
4.2.2 Buller
4.2.2.1 Divided forces
4.2.2.1.1 Methien
4.2.2.1.1.1 Ant attack
4.2.2.1.1.1.1 Highlanders
4.2.2.1.1.1.1.1 Kilts
4.2.2.1.2 Gatacre
4.2.2.1.2.1 Protect
4.2.2.1.2.1.1 Cape
4.2.2.1.2.1.2 Railway
4.2.2.1.3 Buller
4.2.2.1.3.1 Spion Kop
4.2.2.1.3.1.1 Jan
4.2.2.1.3.2 Natal
4.2.2.1.3.2.1 Defeat
4.2.2.1.3.2.1.1 15th Dec
4.2.2.1.3.2.2 Ladysmith
4.2.2.1.3.2.3 Relieve
4.2.3 Queen
4.2.3.1 Reinforcements
4.2.3.1.1 Lord Roberts
4.2.3.1.1.1 67 Yrs
4.2.3.1.1.2 Kitchener
4.2.3.1.1.2.1 Hero
4.2.3.1.1.2.2 Sudan
4.2.3.1.1.2.3 Aggressive
4.2.3.1.2 Feb
4.2.3.2 Defeat
4.2.3.2.1 'Doesn't exist'
4.3 Success by Nov 1900
4.3.1 Reinforcements
4.3.1.1 Infantry 448,895
4.3.2 Roberts
4.3.2.1 Relieved
4.3.2.1.1 Kimberley
4.3.2.1.2 Cronje
4.3.2.1.2.1 Surrender
4.3.2.1.2.2 4,000 Boers
4.3.2.2 Capital
4.3.2.2.1 Bloemfontein
4.3.2.2.1.1 March
4.3.2.2.2 Captured
4.3.2.2.2.1 Johannes Burg
4.3.2.2.2.2 Pretoria
4.3.2.2.2.3 War seems over
4.3.2.2.2.3.1 Autumn 1900
4.3.2.2.2.3.1.1 Roberts and Buller
4.3.2.2.2.3.1.1.1 Return to Britain
4.3.2.3 Supplies
4.3.2.3.1 Shortage
4.3.2.3.2 Typhoid
5 Medicine
5.1 Bad
5.2 Disease
5.2.1 Main cause of deaths
5.2.1.1 Typhoid
5.3 Limited
5.3.1 Resourcers
5.3.2 Drs
5.3.3 Beds
5.4 Difficult
5.4.1 Large country
5.4.1.1 Simple wounds
5.4.1.2 Disease
5.4.2 Geurrilla warfare
5.4.2.1 Trains
5.4.2.2 No base
5.4.2.3 Mountain areas
5.4.3 Same in Britain
5.4.3.1 Surgery
5.4.3.2 Treatment
6 Pre-War
6.1 Dutch
6.1.1 Colonisation
6.1.1.1 S. Africa
6.1.1.2 Drove off
6.1.1.2.1 Natives
6.1.1.2.2 Tribes
6.1.1.3 Farmers
6.1.2 British
6.1.2.1 Joined
6.1.2.2 Protest
6.1.2.2.1 India
6.1.2.2.2 Trade
6.1.2.3 Abolished
6.1.2.3.1 Slavery
6.1.2.3.1.1 Dutch
6.1.2.3.1.1.1 Owned
6.1.2.3.1.1.2 Resents
6.1.2.3.1.1.3 Broke free
6.1.2.3.1.1.3.1 Orange
6.1.2.3.1.1.3.2 Transvaal
6.2 Zulu
6.2.1 1879- 80
6.2.2 Defeated British
6.2.2.1 Isandh Iwana
6.2.3 Shortage
6.2.3.1 Weapons
6.2.4 Henry Rifle
6.2.4.1 Saved Britain
6.2.4.2 Wiped out
6.2.4.2.1 Zulu threat
6.2.4.2.2 Separated Boers
6.3 1st Boer War
6.3.1 Boer
6.3.1.1 Independence
6.3.2 Gladstone
6.3.2.1 Limited
6.3.2.1.1 Men
6.3.2.1.2 War
6.3.2.1.2.1 Afghanistan
6.3.2.1.3 Resources
6.3.3 Majuba Hill
6.3.3.1 Defeated
6.3.3.1.1 Feb 1881
6.3.4 Paul Kruger
6.3.4.1 Won
6.3.4.1.1 Independence
6.3.4.2 Strength
6.3.4.3 Leader
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