The Boers are great, they never stopped fighting for their independence, even when their colony was occupied by British troops. In principle, sooner or later they could create a strong state if the world’s largest diamond deposit had not been found on their territory. In connection with the outbreak of the diamond rush, a stream of immigrants from Europe and the USA poured into both Boer republics, England almost went crazy from the loss of such wealth, and immediately declared war on the Boers.
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