The British Empire (1776-1900)

In today's lesson we will learn about the development of the British Empire in the years 1776-1900. I will introduce you to some key features of British colonialism. This will make us ready for the rest of this enquiry, in which we will explore what British colonialism looked like in different parts of the world in the nineteenth century.

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Quiz:

The British Empire, 1776-1900

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Q1.In 1776, what happened to Britain's empire in America?

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Q2.Where did Britain look to rebuild its empire?

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Q3.Which of the following would be a clear example of Britain's political dominance over its colonies?

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Q4.'Britain had complete, unchallenged control over its colonies'. True or false?

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Q5.Challenge: Which of the following best shows BOTH economic exploitation and culturalism?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

The British Empire, 1776-1900

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.In 1776, what happened to Britain's empire in America?

1/5

Q2.Where did Britain look to rebuild its empire?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following would be a clear example of Britain's political dominance over its colonies?

3/5

Q4.'Britain had complete, unchallenged control over its colonies'. True or false?

4/5

Q5.Challenge: Which of the following best shows BOTH economic exploitation and culturalism?

5/5

Lesson summary: The British Empire (1776-1900)

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