The british isles, as well as all of the british colonies spreading out to the east and the west, were highlighted with red, while other geographical areas were left blank with only a minimum number of place names. Extent - definition and synonyms this is the british english definition of extent view american english definition of extent change your default dictionary to. In 1775, war broke out between the british and the american colonists by 1776, the colonists had declared themselves independent and in 1783, following a prolonged and bloody war, britain was. The british empire brought about immense changes in the country some of which were good and some evil for the country they introduced policies and passed acts according to their convenience and.
Includes inset of a map of the world, showing the extent of british territories in 1786 published as a supplement to the graphic, july 24, 1886 exhibited in journeys of the imagination, at the boston public library, boston, ma, april - august 2006. to what extent can the british system of government be considered a cabinet government cabinet government is a system of government where cabinet is the main policy maker, it is the center of government, it is able to oversee and largely control government activities and it forms the base of collective ministerial responsibility. In what ways and to what extent did different political and social groups compete for inﬂuence over society and government in colonial north america and the united states b.
Although the british empire achieved its largest territorial extent immediately after world war i, britain was no longer the world's pre-eminent industrial or military power in the second world war , britain's colonies in southeast asia were occupied by japan. The british dominance in the new world, which resulted from a british and american victory, helped pave the way for the colonists to have the opportunity to form their own nation and expand their. A plan of investigation the purpose of this investigation is to analyze to what extent did margret thatcher, the prime minister of the united kingdom, impact britain's economy from 1997-1990.
To what extent is the climate of the british isles a product of the air masses that affect it (40 marks) the british isles are a group of islands located off the north-western coast of continental europe. Evaluate the extent to which the seven years' war (french and indian war, 1754-1763) marked a turning point in american relations with great britain, analyzing what changed and what stayed the same from the period before the war to the period after it.
Imperial federation, map of the world showing the extent of the british empire in 1886, by john charles ready colomb, 1886 ce originally appearing in the popular illustrated magazine, the graphic, this map combines dry geographical and statistical information with an elaborate program of pro-imperial illustrations. As the oldest daughter, she started the first generation of british-nigerian in her family but to what extent can she lay claim to being nigerian when she cannot speak her mother tongue. Evaluate the extent to which the seven years' war (french and indian war, 1754-1763) marked a turning point in american relations with great britain, analyzing what changed and what stayed the same from. The british and the americans signed the treaty of paris in 1783 to mark the end of the revolutionary war the treaty acknowledged american sovereignty and recognized united states boundaries. The american revolution was a unique event in british imperial history though this fact is often neglected in american history classes, there were many other british colonies in the americas.
Search catalog data catalog data & text in documents search by date range advanced search. The usual things that are pointed out in terms of benefits of british rule to india involve modern education, railways, roads, canals, telegraph these were things that were also listed in almost every school textbook of british india in one of the last chapters in the book the title of that. British railways, byname british rail, former national railway system of great britain, created by the transport act of 1947, which inaugurated public ownership of the railroads the first railroad built in great britain was the stockton and darlington , opened in 1825. The territorial evolution of the british empire is considered to have begun with the foundation of the english colonial empire in the late 16th century since then, many territories around the world have been under the control of the united kingdom or its predecessor states.
These examples of extent are from the cambridge english corpus and from sources on the web these examples are from the cambridge english corpus and from sources on the web any opinions in the examples do not represent the opinion of the cambridge dictionary editors or of cambridge university press or its licensors. Shane 'shakey' byrne has revealed the full extent of the injuries he suffered in his testing crash at snetterton after undergoing successful spinal surgery on monday, the six-time champion.
Countries that are in the british empire today include falkland islands, anguilla, bermuda, gibraltar, montserrat, pitcairn islands, turks and caicos islands, the virgin islands, st helena islands and cayman islands. To what extent did political turmoil in england result in de facto independence of the north american colonies how did slavery in the british colonies differ from slavery in the spanish and dutch. British empire, a worldwide system of dependencies— colonies, protectorates, and other territories—that over a span of some three centuries was brought under the sovereignty of the crown of great britain and the administration of the british government.