In an effort to solve the ‘Uitlander’ grievances regarding voting rights, Pres. Kruger institutes a Second Volksraad, responsib

Monday, 23 June 1890

In an effort to solve the 'Uitlander' grievances regarding voting rights, Pres. Kruger institutes a Second Volksraad, responsible for controlling local matters.   All citizens over the age of 16, including foreigners who had been naturalised for two years, could vote for this Volksraad, whose resolutions were subject to the approval of the First Volksraad. Muller (ed): 500 Years: a history of South Africa).

References:
• Wallis, F. (2000). Nuusdagboek: feite en fratse oor 1000 jaar, Kaapstad: Human & Rousseau

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