The Development of the British Empire

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  • Why was the British Empire made?
    • Christianty
      • Good
        • For Britian, the main objective of life was to go to heaven.
          • Therfore they decided to send missionaries to the foreign countries, to make them convert into Christianity.
      • Bad
        • Very unlikely that Britian would conquer other countries only for religion
          • When India was conquered, Britian did't convert anybody bcause of the many religions that there were
    • Commerce
      • It was key to Britian's economy
        • Thereforethe Empire was a main priority
    • Civilisation
      • Historians presume that Britian wanted to civilise foreign countries which werent as advanced as them.


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