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  South Africa (republic)
     
1488
 
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Bartolomeu Dias, sailing for the king of Portugal, becomes the first European navigator to round the Cape of Good Hope       
1652
 
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Jan van Riebeeck establishes a Dutch settlement at the Cape of Good Hope       
1657
 
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The Dutch in South Africa purchase slaves to do domestic and agricultural work     
c. 1775
 
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Dutch nomads, pressing far north from Cape Town, become known as the Trekboers     
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       
1816
 
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Shaka wins control of the Zulu and begins to build them into a formidable military machine