Bythe Nguni were organized into three main groups: One of Dingiswayo's military commanders was Shaka, the leader of the Zulu, and under his leadership, the Zulu adopted several novel military and administrative tactics that made their army the most successful in the region. They included the use of short "stabbing spears" called assegais for close-in fighting and cowhide shields to protect against thrown weapons. The Zulu also employed shock tactics based on stealth and surprise, and a "cow-horn" formation with a strong center and swift enveloping wings that proved particularly useful in major battles.
Like the spinning wheel, it may be operated by a treadle or by hand. But, unlike the spinning wheel, it can spin more than one yarn at a time.
The idea for multiple-yarn spinning was conceived about by James Hargreaves, an English weaver. Inhe patented a machine that could spin 16 yarns at a time.
InSamuel Crompton combined the spinning jenny and the water frame to create a machine which produced a thread which was stronger, finer and more consistent 79 James Watt A Scottish engineer who created the steam engine that worked faster and more efficiently than earlier engines, this man continued improving the engine, inventing a new type of governor to control steam pressure and attaching a flywheel.
Its largest city is Birmingham, and it was an important location for the Industrial Revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries. Mass production of consumer goods also developed at this time through the mechanization of the manufacture of food and clothing.
It saw the popularization of cinema and radio. Provided widespread employment and increased production. It opened to shipping in and shortened the sea voyage between Europe and Asia. Its strategic importance led to the British conquest of Egypt in It greatly shortened the sea voyage between the east and west coasts of North America.
German inventor and industrialist.
Siemens' name has been adopted as the SI unit of electrical conductance, the siemens. He was also the founder of the electrical and telecommunications company Siemens.
United States electrical engineer and inventor born in Croatia but of Serbian descent who discovered the principles of alternating currents and developed the first alternating-current induction motor and the Tesla coil and several forms of oscillator Edison: German industrialist who manufactured steel in Essen Schneider: Carnegie sold his company in for over million to a new steel combination headed by JP Morgan.The new company issued shares and a prospectus to the public and paid Darby and Gyde for the licence whom divided the profits.
Transvaal Lands Co v New. Belgium (Transvaal) Land & Development Co.
Outline. Samuel & Harvey were two directors of Transvaal Lands. Samuel was also director of New Belgium. The New Belgium Land Company complained that it could not get access to its land and as late as the occupants of the Goed-voor-Alles in the Nylstroom district refused to recognize claims to land which they occupied.
From Germany, the Berlin Missions have sent their agents to the Orange River Colony, to Griqualand, the Transvaal, and German East Africa; the Rhenish Mission, to the Hottentots, the Namas, the Herreros, and the Ovambos; the North-German Missions (Bremen and Hermannsburg) to Togoland and the Gold Coast; and, in the Transvaal, to the Basutos and.
in history. Browse historical events, important birthdays and notable deaths in history from year or search by date, day or keyword. The company's Advanced Development Programs, known by the alias Skunk Works, has taken on the challenge to builde the SR, capable of flying at mach 6 with expected delivery in The Coptic Orthodox Church selects Bishop Tawadros as their new th pope.
In mid-March Kruger met the new British High Commissioner and Governor Sir Henry Brougham Loch, Loch's legal adviser William Philip Schreiner, and Rhodes, who had by now attained a dominant position in the Transvaal's mining industry and a royal charter for his British South Africa Company to occupy and administer Matabeleland and.