British Empire

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How many continents did the British Empire inhabit?
All of them
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By 1914, the British Empire was:
25% of world
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What was the total number of convicts dumped in Australia by the British between 1758 and 1868?
162,000
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In 1700, what was the most profitable part of the British Empire?
Sugar in the West Indies
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In the 1800's, Britain went to war with China over the right to sell what to the Chinese?
Drugs
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Uitlanders were:
Rough prospectors
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The discovery of Gold in Transvaal in 1850 made the population increase from 400,000 to:
1,000,000
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What is "Kowtowing"?
Lying on the floor and tapping your head on the floor 3 times.
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In 1841, James Brooke negotiated a deal with the Sultan of Brunei and gained control of Sarawak. How did he do this?
Provided law and order protection from Pirates
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