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Britain's colonialist impulse combined several factors: * Commercial operations by corporate entities that were given royal franchises to conduct businesses based on trade and exploitation of natural resources. Most of the colonies were dominate...

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Colonial India was the part of the Indian subcontinent which was under the jurisdiction of European colonial powers, during the Age of Discovery. European power was exerted both by conquest and trade, especially in spices. The search for the wealth and prosperity of India led to the colonization of the Americas by Christopher Columbus in

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_colonization_of_the_Americas

British colonisation of the Americas (including colonisation by both the English and the Scots) began in 1607 in Jamestown, Virginia, and reached its peak when colonies had been established throughout the Americas.The English, and later the British, were among the most important colonisers of the Americas, and their American empire came to surpass the Spanish American colonies in military and ...

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Actually the cold harsh truth is that britain has been colonizing the entire planet for over 500 years. There is hardly a continent they have not colonized part of and most of those places still suffer the genocidal effects of colonization.

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The Colonization of Africa ... The British colonies were often subdivided into provinces headed by provincial commissioners or residents, and then into districts headed by district officers or district commissioners. Laws and policies on taxation, public works, forced labor, mining, agricultural production, and other matters were made in London ...

www.britannica.com/place/The-Bahamas/British-colonization

The Bahamas - British colonization: British interest began in 1629 when Charles I granted Robert Heath, attorney general of England, territories in America including “Bahama and all other Isles and Islands lying southerly there or neare upon the foresayd continent.” Heath, however, made no effort to settle the Bahamas. Nevertheless, in the 1640s the religious disputes among English ...

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European Colonization in India Why did the British colonize India and how did it effect the people already living there? What is India like prior to the arrival of the Europeans? ! India was large territory with a giant and growing population Then = 300 million people ...

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There are a lot of reasons for Britain to colonize other countries. Industrialization . The sudden rise in demand, introduction to new technology like harvesting machines and steam power gave rise to industrialization. This increased the production 10 times. ... Why did Britain try to colonise the world?

www.britannica.com/place/Sudan/The-British-conquest

Sudan - The British conquest: British forces invaded and occupied Egypt in 1882 to put down a nationalist revolution hostile to foreign interests and remained there to prevent any further threat to the khedive’s government or the possible intervention of another European power. The consequences of this were far-reaching. A permanent British occupation of Egypt required the inviolability of ...

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The reasons why Britain sought to colonize the Americas were largely economic. In the early seventeenth century, England was recovering from a long period of economic downturns.