TITLE

A South African election

AUTHOR(S)
Cavendish, Richard
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
History Today;Sep2010, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the history surrounding the South African elections of September 15, 1910, marking the establishment of the Union of South Africa in the aftermath of the second Boer War. Details are given describing both the political climate of the period and region, noting the white male exclusivity in voting and serving in its government. Profiles are also included for several prominent politicians of South Africa, including Louis Botha, J. B. M. Hertzog, and Jan Christiaan Smuts.
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53503588

 

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