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Attachment 8: Final steps to complete the formation of the Union of South Africa for total annexation by the Crown
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Final steps to complete the formation of the Union of South Africa for total annexation by the Crown 1. Preparation for the Union The Milner Kindergarten team devised the Union of South Africa Opposition to the Union was removed, imprisoned, deported or murdered The Westminster system of governance was introduced 2. Preparing the four South African Colonies for Unification The colonies were unified by introducing domestic systems and unions British Political Policies Were Established Inside South Africa (i) British Political Policies Established Inside the Boer Republic in the Transvaal (ii) British Political Policies were established inside the OFS Boer Republic (iii) British Political Policies Established Inside the Cape Colony Propaganda to support the Union was applied Creating the need to unite the provinces. International recognition for the Boer Republics was attained to set the Boers at ease A federal Constitution of South Africa was drafted by the Kindergarten 3. Irregularities during the formation of the Union Principles of the National Convention 1908-1909 were Illegal Secrecy shrouded the drafting of the Constitution and lies were told about a Referendum 4. British Acts of Parliament The South Africa Act 1909 A governance structure was introduced to South Africa to create autonomous rule, suitable for British dominion Indigenous languages were ignored in governance administrative Legislature Voting rights for representatives in governance was limited to exclude indigenous people of South Africa Apartheid and racial discrimination was introduced into the Governance of South Africa by the Crown Conventions were held without the attendance of all and invitation to the indigenous tribal leaders 5. The Constitution for the Union of South Africa The Constitution created a continuation of governance systems by succession

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7. Direct results of the Union of South Africa in 1910 Construction of the political rule after the union of South Africa was done by British subjects and not South African citizens The Botha government with reference to the Union Buildings All South Africans were stripped of their identity Restrictive political parties were formed The Hatter's Tea Party Schism between political leaders soon after the Union was completed.

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