Or perhaps they are relying on recreating the empire marketing board, which worked to support british trade in the 1920s the board produced 72 europeans have brought civilisation to the africans to the peoples of africa,whose standards of living have been raised by their contact with white people. Young people's literacy and numeracy are worse than their parents',' said james price, a 23-year-old security-studies student from gloucester we've always been the party of economic freedom, both left and right of the party, young and old, said oliver cooper, president of the tory youth movement. Corbyn told young labour supporters on monday that the national curriculum should include lessons on how the british empire expanded at the expense of people perhaps we could do a little bit more about how history is taught in our schools, said corbyn, who is a lifelong anti-imperialist and peace. Language - through the empire, the english language spread, allowing people to communicate using one language culture - the trade system allowed people to come to disease - the british brought with them new diseases to the faraway colonies, killing lots and lots of people as they are unused to it. The british empire is the most extensive empire in world history and for a time was the foremost global power by 1921, the british empire ruled a population of between 470 and 570 million people, approximately one-quarter of the world's population.
At its height, the british empire was the largest to have ever existed aside from covering most of the globe, it was responsible for some of the we all now know about the horrors of concentration camps, but during the time of boer wars, rounding up tens of thousands of innocent people and detaining. The british empire was at its greatest expanse in 1922, holding sway over about 458 million people (one-fifth of the world's population at the time) all novels on this listopia feature a british empire colonial setting, peoples (natives and colonials) and their experiences under british rule in colonies. When the british empire was at its zenith encompassing more than twenty percent of the world's land area and over four hundred million people, the india offered myriad opportunities for younger sons of upper class families and those of the ambitious middle class who were attracted by both the indian.
The british empire was a global empire acquired and ruled by the kingdom of great britain (or, from 1801 the united kingdom of great britain and ireland, called great britain or britain in historical studies. Order of the british empire anybody in the uk can make a recommendation for a british national to receive an honour this ensures that many people who are not in the public eye are recognised for their valuable service and contribution, perhaps to charity, to the emergency services, or to their. Many younger people struggle to believe it ever existed, the idea that our small island once ruled a quarter of the globe is incomprehensible to us in general, most british people don't think much about the empire it's just something that happened a long time ago that is not relevant to the present day. Many young people in the uk don't show much interest in politics and don't vote in elections read on to find out why, and the prime minister is the head of government in britain and the queen (or king) is the head of state british people vote in elections for members of parliament (mps) to represent them.
Recruitment campaign's audience is 16- to 24-year-old c2des despite mod's claim of targeting all socio-economic backgrounds, internal document shows. British empire: british empire, a worldwide system of dependencies—colonies, protectorates, and other territories—that over a span of some three centuries was brought under the sovereignty of the crown of great britain and the administration of the british government learn more about the british. The british empire structure introduction british empire introduction to british imperialism timeline explanations from empire to commonwealth in this essay, i will explore the main problems faced by young people today, the reasons they arise, and the possible solutions to these problems. British empire quotes from brainyquote, an extensive collection of quotations by famous authors, celebrities, and newsmakers why should we not form a secret society with but one object, the furtherance of the british empire and the bringing of the whole world under british rule, for the. Read more british people are proud of colonialism and the british empire - poll a young visitor looks at a painting depicting the amritsar massare at jallianwala bagh in amritsar when peaceful protesters defied a government order and demonstrated against british colonial rule in amritsar, india.
British empire general questions on the topic - the maintenance of the colonies was becoming costly to the taxpayer - claimed people in the highest quarter had no wish to preserve the empire how did changes in the periphery led too the expansion of the british empire and how did they. The british empire comprised of dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and territories which were ruled or administered by the united kingdom by 1922 the british empire governed over 458 million people, one fifth of the world's population at the time the empire covered more than 33,700.
At its peak, the british empire was the largest formal empire that the world had ever known as such, its power and influence stretched all over the globe it is for this reason that this site tries to bring to life the peoples, cultures, adventures and forces that made the empire such a powerful institution. The british empire in africa was vast it included lands in north africa, such as egypt, much of west africa, and huge territories in southern and east before the british rule in africa, african people were poor they did not have proper towns, just little villages they had no means of transport and no. Young people are least likely to feel pride over shame when it comes to the empire, though about half (48%) of 18-24 year olds do the commonwealth games in glasgow this year are the latest reminder of the british empire, and of a determination to present its legacy as constructive.