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What war was a dispute between the British and Dutch settlers over?
Boer
The Transvaal area of S. Africa
Boer
The war between China and Britain in 1840 that cuased the British ruining the family unit of China?
Opium
The famine of 1840, over a potato blight, hit what country?
Ireland
What resource is S. Arica most famous for?
diamond
Who did Japan defeat in 1905?
Russia
Latin America had achieved political freedom by what year?
1825
The secret ballot was invented where?
Australia
The most important House of Parliament today?
House of Commons
Name a British Penal Colony.
Australia
Which British possession received Home Rule by 1823?
Ireland
Kaiser Wilhelm was from what country?
Germany
What laws repealed tariffs on British grain.
Corn Laws
The belief that one must work hard to improve his status and that only the fittest deserve social promotion is called?
Social Darwinism
Florence Nightingale started what organization?
Red Cross