The Great Trek was the migration of about 12 000 white pioneers into the interior of South Africa from 1835 onwards.
Use this printable file folder project to learn all about the Voortrekkers and their Trek.
Reasons for the Trek
Part 1: The Voortrekker Lifestyle
- Biltong and 'beskuit'
- Weapons and hunting
- The wagon - a mobile home
- Women and children
Part 2: The Events of the Great Trek
- Map of the Great Trek
- The arrival of Piet Uys
- The Battle of Blood River
- The Voortrekker monument
- The Voortrekkers in the Transvaal
- The Republic of Natal
- The Day of Reconciliation
- Voortrekkers in the Free State
- Potigieter's trek
- Date Summary of the Great Trek
- The arrival of the Maritz party
- The Trichardt and Van Rensburg treks
- The arrival of Piet Retief
- The Voortrekkers in Natal
In this convenient printable ebook, you will find all of the above-listed reference information about The Great Trek as well as the mini-book templates to make the file folder project.