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Learning Exercise: The British Empire

Title:
The British Empire
Material:
Description:
Tradition stated that "the sun never set on the British Empire." Great Britain's colonial empire was the world's largest. This assignment investigates whether or not there were contributions made to the people placed under the rule of a European nation.
Course: World Civilization, Western Civilization

Info

Submitted by:
William Paquette
Date Last Modified:
December 31, 2005

Exercise

Instructions: On the website "The British Empire" read the following sections: Science and Technology: architecture, communications, medicine, plantations, transport; Art and Culture: art of the Empire, Art portrayed for Canada, India, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa; the Armed Forces: land, sea, air. Write a 5-7 page paper evaluating the positive and negative results of British colonial policy.
Additional Information: None.

Categories

Audience

  • College General Ed
  • College Lower Division
  • High School

Topics

Imperialism,
Great Britain,
British Empire

Requirements

None.

Learning Objectives

To evaluate the role of Great Britain as a colonial power.

Type of Task

  • Individual
  • Student-centered
  • Supplemental activity
  • Unsupervised

Technical Notes

None.