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MERLOT II


    

Learning Exercise


Material: The British Empire
Submitted by: William Paquette on Dec 31, 2005
Date Last Modified: Dec 31, 2005
Title: The British Empire
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.
Type of Task: Individual, Student-centered, Supplemental activity, Unsupervised
Time Required 3 hours.
Topics: Imperialism,
Great Britain,
British Empire
Course: World Civilization, Western Civilization
Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, High School
Categories:
Prerequisites Skills: None.
Learning Objectives: To evaluate the role of Great Britain as a colonial power.
Technical Notes: None.
Text of Learning 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 URL: None.
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