# 11 Study Guide Question - The early Cape Colony white settlement and Khoesan resistance 1650-1770 Foundation of the Colony Table Bay bay of the

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The early Cape Colony: white settlement and Khoesan resistance, 1650-1770 Foundation of the Colony Table Bay, bay of the Atlantic Ocean, located near the southern tip of Africa and forming the harbor of Cape Town European ships trading with Asia paid a brief visit at Table Bay European sailors, mainly Dutch made regular stops to replenish their fresh water and meat supplies traded from local Khoisan Peaceful trading at first between the local Khoisan clan and the European traders but soon turned to conflict, however as the Khoisan asked for higher prices and the Europeans turned to raiding . 1652: Dutch East India Company-small permanent settlement on the southern shores of Table Bay Dutch Company aimed to regularize the meat trade with the Khoisan keeping down prices, grow fresh fruit and vegetables, supply other ships as well as their own Company built a fortress to protect settlement from rival Europeans Early Boer settlement and Khoesan reaction
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