Immigration Key Words

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Commonwealth of Nations
A voluntary association of independent countries, most of which were former colonies of the British Empire
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Multicultural
A state of racial, cultural and ethnic diversity within a specified place
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Empire Windrush
The first ship that brought West Indian immigrants wishing to start a new life in the UK to Britain in 1948
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1948 British Nationality Act
This confirmed the right of Commonwealth citizens to settle in the UK
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Idi Amin
Ugandan dictator who expelled 60,00 Asian-Ugandans in 1972 - most of them settled in Britain
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1958 Notting Hill Riots
A group of Teddy Boys attacked West Indian homes and people - police were accused of not doing enough to stop it
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1962 Commonwealth Immigrants Act
Only those with employment vouchers could settle in Britain
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1965/1968 Race Relations Act
Illegal to discriminate on the ground of race in public places
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National Front
Racist group set up in 1967
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A state of racial, cultural and ethnic diversity within a specified place

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Multicultural

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The first ship that brought West Indian immigrants wishing to start a new life in the UK to Britain in 1948

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This confirmed the right of Commonwealth citizens to settle in the UK

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Ugandan dictator who expelled 60,00 Asian-Ugandans in 1972 - most of them settled in Britain

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