Use these World History videos entitled The Rise and Fall of the British Empire to study the causes and events leading to the rise and then the fall of the British empire.
Learn about the rise and fall of one of history's most glorious empires and its legacies in the colonies it once held. Use these 2 online educational video titles to learn how the small island-nation of Great Britain came to rule a vast empire covering more than one-quarter of the world. Our video presentations trace the rise of the British Empire--from its acquisition of new territories in the 16th Century, to its end in the 20th Century, when its colonies gained independence and the Empire declined. Uncover the legacies of British rule in its former colonies.