The Development of the British Empire

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What was the British Empire?

The British Empire was a group of various colonies, countries either won in wars or where so many British settled making the country British or countries discovered by British.

How did this Empire help Britian?

The empire was a great resource of wealth. Thanks to the colonies, Britain was able to get cheap raw materials from them to then sell the finished good back to the colonies at a profit. As the time passed, trade with other grew, making merchants and factory owners huge amounts of money and many job places in the British factories.

How did the Empire help the colonies?

Historians have various opinions on how Britain helped the colonies at all. Some of them think Britain did not help them and kept them poor, or at least the ones that weren't of much great importance…


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