The unreconciled Afrikaners eventually found their political home in the National party of General H

The unreconciled - The unreconciled Afrikaners eventually found their political home in the National party of General Hertzog and Daniel Malan a

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Unformatted text preview: The unreconciled Afrikaners eventually found their political home in the National party of General Hertzog and Daniel Malan, a Dutch Reformed Church clergyman. The liberal-minded Afrikaners and the English-speaking South Africans largely belonged to the United party of Generals Botha and Smuts. Except for one brief period of Nationalist coalition government in the 1930s, it was the Botha and Smuts party that ruled the Union until 1948. World War I split the country, and there was actually some armed rebellion against the Botha government, which joined in the war against Germany, Austria, and Turkey. Then during the 1930s, the Nationalist party and other Afrikaner elements turned toward Hitler in Germany. They added a hatred of Jews to their hatred of the English-speaking South Africans, the native colored, and the Indian population. Further, they advocated a one-party dictatorship in which the English-speaking Indian population....
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