Pages tagged with British Empire

Continuing my look back at African history. A group of plucky farmers take on a colonial power in a bid to preserve their identity, gain independence, and to fight for what they believe is theirs.
Australia was a part of the British Empire and in 1941 was already at war with Germany. However, not until the airstrike at Pearl Harbor did the Americans, and then the British, declare war on Japan. As such, as a part of the Commonwealth Australia joined Britain and America in the Pa...
The British Empire was the empire in which the sun never set. An empire established over centuries which was gradually expanded into the world's largest by the 19th, eclipsing the other European empires such as France, Germany, Italy etc. The British Empire remained as such some way i...
Rudyard Kipling is a writer who spent a fair amount of time in India. He was howeverv a imperialist and made some silly comments that haunt the English even now
The British Empire was the largest of empires, which remained as such until the postwar decolonisation in the 1940s. The empire was prevalent in most continents, bar South America where Britain never really established any territories. However, elsewhere Britain established a number o...
The Royal Navy (RN) was, and to some extent still is, the cornerstone of Britain's defense policy. A large navy would prevent any possible invasion before it reached Britain. The RN has a great history.
This series will finish with the Queens of England. We will now focus on the reigning Queen of England. Our focus today is the reconciliation with Ireland and beyond.
This series will finish with the Queens of England. We will now focus on the reigning Queen of England. Our focus today is on the events of the 1980s and 1990s.
This series will finish with the Queens of England. We will now focus on the reigning Queen of England. We continue this part of the series with Queen Elizabeth's diamond jubilee onward.
This series will finish with the Queens of England. We will now focus on the reigning Queen of England, Elizabeth II. The article will commence with the wedding of Elizabeth.
This series will finish with the Queens of England. We will now focus on the reigning Queen of England, Elizabeth II.
This series will finish with the Queens of England. We will now focus on the reigning Queen of England, Elizabeth II
Today we will look at Mary Queen of Teck in our series on female monarchs of Britain.
Churchill was a great leader , but his shortsighted approach led tothe demise of the British empire'. unwittingly Hitler had a role in this as well.
I am a feminist and I have would love to share my opinions and historical articles with you on the topic of women's issues. The following is the introduction of Canadian women who were not considered persons under the law before the 20th Century.
A commentary on the accusation that the United States is an evil Empire. A comparison to a fighter.
Here I go into the history of mankind or perhaps beastly-kind for those who are agents of the darkness for greed and power create wars causing killing and destruction..it has been going on forever and still does...unfortunately...
Too early for the spring fishery, the month of March was always a difficult time for those living in outport Newfoundland and the depression years were particularly severe.
The Empire instilled a sense of pride in the average Britishers. He began to feel that he was part of the chosen race to rule the world. . For close to a 100 years till 1939, which can be considered as the hay day of the British Empire the average Britishers especially the middle clas...
The new Defense Secretary has downsized the military. Its a realization that the UK's global role is over.
So the Portugese find an uninhabited Paradise in the 15th century and then....?
A tale about how one small nut changed the world forever
The Falkland Islands are claimed by Argentina and the British are trying all means to hold on to them. Chances are in another decade they may revert back to Argentina
In February 1943 the US War Department sent a letter to all American troops that were to be stationed in Britain. It was to tell them that the British culture was very different to that of America.
Old men that battled over the world to build an Empire are housed in Charterhouse Alms Houses.
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