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Use this World History and The British Empire video entitled The Rise of the British Empire to study the economic and political factors that motivated the small island-nation of Great Britain to build a vast colonial empire with subjects in Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, and the present-day nations of Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States. Learn about the rise of the once-mighty British Empire from the British exploration of the high seas in search of new markets and wealth through three centuries of colonial acquisitions.

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  • Rise of the British Empire. Learn about The Rise of the British Empire. Experience the majesty of the British Empire when England ruled the seas and one-fourth of the world's people.
  • Survey the economic and political factors that motivated the small island-nation of Great Britain to build a vast colonial empire with subjects in Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, and the present-day nations of Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States.
  • Trace the rise of the once-mighty British Empire from the British exploration of the high seas in search of new markets and wealth through three centuries of colonial acquisitions.
  • Examine the impact of industrialization on the growth of British trade during the nineteenth century and learn how colonial rule affected the life of Britain's social classes.
  • Discover the factors that led to the local support of independence movements by Britain's colonial subjects and the subsequent decline of the British Empire in the twentieth century. Gain insight to the legacies of British rule in that empire's former colonial possessions.
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