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British Empire - Wikipedia

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The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other ... The British Empire expanded to include India, large parts of Africa and many other territories throughout ...

When was the peak of the British Empire? - Quora

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The peak was between 1890 and 1922, peaking at 1914. By 1914 the empire had expanded ... Various nations within the Empire wanted independence, many as a result of a long-lasting desire for self determination, some due to a sense that ...

The National Archives | Education | British Empire |

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How big was the empire? At its height the British empire was the largest in world history. It covered around 25% of the world's land surface. Large areas of North ...

The British Empire

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At its peak, the British Empire was the largest formal empire that the world had ever ... I do not think that I realised just how large and popular this site would ...

British Empire - New World Encyclopedia

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The British Empire in 1897, marked in pink, the traditional color for Imperial .... During the long period of unbroken Whig dominance of domestic political life ...

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

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Mar 20, 2015 ... British Empire, a worldwide system of dependencies—colonies, ... in British colonial possessions long before the similar movement in the ...

Historical Atlas of the British Empire

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The final large expansion of the British Empire came after the First World War in 1919, when former German colonies in Africa and the Pacific became British, ...

KS3 Bitesize History - The British Empire through time : Revision - BBC

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The British began to establish overseas colonies in the 16th century. By 1783 Britain had a large empire, with colonies in America and the West Indies. This ' first ...

British people are proud of colonialism and the British Empire, poll ...

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Jan 19, 2016 ... The British public are generally proud of their country's role in colonialism and the British Empire, according to a new poll. At its height in 1922 ...

Map: The rise and fall of the British Empire - The Washington Post

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Sep 8, 2015 ... After 1450, the British Empire expanded across several continents. ... During her almost 64-year-long reign, the queen has seen a remarkable ...