past paper questions origins of the british empire C1 and C3

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This is a collection of past papers that I used for my revision on the origins on empire paper

Tuesday 13 January 2009 – Afternoon

C1 – The Origins of the British Empire, c1680–1763

EITHER

1 How far do you agree that the Navigation Acts were the main reason for the growth

of the British Empire in the years from c1680 to c1740?

(Total for Question 1 = 30 marks)

OR

2 How important was war as a factor in the emergence of Britain as an imperial power

by 1763?

C3 – The Slave Trade, Slavery and the Anti-Slavery Campaigns, c1760–1833

EITHER

5 How far was the growth in the slave trade between c1760 and c1800 due to the

requirements of the colonial economies of North America and the West Indies?

(Total for Question 5 = 30 marks)

OR

6 How significant was the Jamaican slave revolt

Thursday 14 January 2010 – Afternoon

 

C1 – The Origins of the British Empire, c1680–1763

EITHER

1 How successful were trading companies in stimulating the expansion of the British

Empire in the years c1680–1763?

(Total for Question 1 = 30 marks)

OR

2 Why did the British government increase

C3 – The Slave Trade, Slavery and the Anti-Slavery Campaigns, c1760–1833

EITHER

5 To what extent did the needs of British manufacturers drive the expansion of the slave

trade in the years c1760–c1800?

(Total for Question 5 = 30 marks)

OR

6 How far do you agree that economic difficulties in the West Indies were

Thursday 13 January 2011 – Afternoon

 

C1 – The Origins of the British Empire, c1680–1763

EITHER

1 How far do you agree that the requirements of British merchants were the main

reason for the growth of the British Empire in the years c1680–1763?

(Total for Question 1 = 30 marks)

OR

2 How far do you agree that rivalry with France was the most important reason for the

expansion of Empire in the years c1680–1763?

C3 – The Slave Trade, Slavery and the Anti-Slavery Campaigns, c1760–1833

EITHER

5 To what extent were religious groups the driving force behind the campaigns against

slavery in the years c1760–1833?

(Total for Question 5 = 30 marks)

OR

6 How important was the role of the family in the lives of slaves in the British Empire in

the years c1760–1833?

 

Monday 16 January 2012 – Afternoon

 

C1 – The Origins of the British Empire, c1680–1763

EITHER

1 How far do you agree that the growth of the British Empire in the years c1680–1763

was mainly fuelled by the expansion of the Atlantic slave trade?

(Total for Question 1 = 30 marks)

OR

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