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c. 1795
 
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Dutch Boers begin calling themselves Afrikaners, to emphasize that Africa is their native land      
1795
 
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With the Dutch entering the war on the side of the French, Britain seizes their valuable Cape colony in South Africa        
1802
 
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The Treaty of Amiens restores the Cape of Good Hope to the Netherlands       
1806
 
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The British recapture the Cape of Good Hope from the Dutch       
1809
 
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The British impose the so-called Hottentot Code, protecting Africans at the Cape but also tying them to employers' farms      
1815
 
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The congress of Vienna leaves the Cape of Good Hope in British hands       
1815
 
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Napoleon is sent to a more secure place of exile, the rocky Atlantic island of St Helena       
Napoleon on St Helena
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1816
 
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Shaka wins control of the Zulu and begins to build them into a formidable military machine       
1820
 
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The first big influx of British settlers, numbering some 5000, arrives at Cape Town in South Africa      
1821
 
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Napoleon dies on St Helena, after six years of captivity