True or False: At its height, the British Empire was the largest empire in human history
What was a known name for the British Empire?
This name was earned because at some point, the empire's lands encompassed the entire globe, and so there was always a part in the sun
The Empire on Which the Sun Never Set
While we know Britain sent prisoners to exile in Australia, where did the empire send them before Australia?
In 1805, the British Empire defeated Napoleon in an epic naval battle known as...
When was the British Empire at the height of its size?
Before WWI, the British Empire was at the height of its colonization
Middle of the 16th century
True or False: The period of the British Empire started in the 13th century
Which continent had the fewest British colonies?
Which of these countries was not a part of the British Empire?
During the days of the British Empire, one company rose to control the markets. What was its name?
The East India Company had a monopoly on the East market imports and was perhaps the largest company in history at its time
The West Americas Company
The South Oceania Company
Historians usually divide the period of the British Empire into two: Before and after the...
The loss of the 13 colonies was a huge blow to the Empire, and caused it to focus on Africa and Oceania
American war of independence
Colonization of Australia
Which period in the time of the British Empire is known as the "Pax Britannica"
The time of relative world peace after the defeat of Napoleon
The period of time the empire fought in Africa
The period of time following WWI when the empire declined
The first 50 years of the British Empire and its battles in Asia
True or False: At the height of its strength, the British Empire controlled most of Russia
The British Empire did not try to conquer Russia