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What helped Britain fund its expansion of its Empire?
The industrial revolution.
When did America become a part of Britain?
1607-1736
When did Australia become a part of the British Emprie?
1788
When did India become a part of the British Empire?
1857
When did New-Zealand become a part of the British empire?

1840

When was slavetrade made illegal?
1807
Why were Britain such a strong military power?
because of their navy
What were some problems in England for the workerclass after the industrial revolution?
Unemployment. low wages, child Labour etc
What were the chartist?
A series of policies created to better worker conditions in Britain in the 1800s
When was the Victorian age?
1837-1901
What was Pax Britania?
A describtion of the Victorian Age (1837-1901) where Britain was the strongest Power in Europe and used is power to avoid big conflicts in Europe
Who took over for Britain as the biggest economic Power in Europe ?
Germany
What was the act of settelment of 1701?
A Law that said that every monarch had to be protestant