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British Empire

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The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other .... In 1496 King Henry VII of England, following the successes of Spain and Portugal in overseas exploration,...

British Empire - New World Encyclopedia

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The first substantial achievements of the colonial empire stem from the Act for Kingly ... In 1604, King James I of England negotiated the Treaty of London, ending ...

Historical Atlas of the British Empire

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HISTORY OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE

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She is called Virginia Dare (Virginia, in honour of England's virgin queen, is the name given to the colony). But when an English ship next visits the island, ...

British Empire

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The British Empire in 1897, marked in pink, the traditional colour for Imperial British ... Statue of John Cabot in Newfoundland, England's first overseas colony . ... a lordship under the authority of the English crown to a kingdom in its own right .

BBC - KS3 Bitesize History - The British Empire through time ...

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The British Empire comprised Britain, the 'mother country', and the colonies, ... They were proud that 'a small kingdom' had amassed such a huge empire.

British Empire - Conservapedia

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Jul 12, 2016 ... The British Empire was a global empire acquired and ruled by the Kingdom of Great ... After 1945 the Empire collapsed and most former colonies joined the ... England (Britain after 1703) was the most successful because it ...

The British Empire in Victorian Times - The Victorian School

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There are many reasons why these colonies were established, but one of the principal reasons was trade and financial benefit. ... The empire was vital for trade and during the reign of Queen Victoria, at the height of the ... United Kingdom.

The Difference Between the United Kingdom, Great Britain, England ...

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Jan 30, 2011 ... If you're interested in the British Empire, you might like the (somewhat controversial) book: Empire: The Rise and ... The United Kingdom, England, Great Britain? .... The Crown colonies are, in decreasing order of population:.

Why is the British Empire considered to have been so successful ...

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Before the advent of aircraft, most of the colonies were accessible s. ... the creation of the United Kingdom, England had subordinated the power of the monarch.

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The British Empire

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The British Empire: Its Colonies, Dominions and Mandates .... It really began to disintegrate into the two distinctive countries of England and France ... on the creation of Britain or the formation of the United Kingdom; the one exception being ...

British Empire | historical state, United Kingdom | Britannica.com

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Mar 20, 2015 ... By 1670 there were British American colonies in New England, Virginia, .... “ within the British Empire, equal in status” to the United Kingdom.

The Sad, Dark End of the British Empire - POLITICO Magazine

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Aug 26, 2014 ... ... from the United Kingdom after 307 years of union with England. ... At its most extensive, the British Empire comprised 57 colonies, dominions, ...