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  • British Rule Of Hong Kong
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    The Colonization of Hong Kong Colonization from large economic powers brought disease and death to the indigenous population and wealth and power to their conquers. Many civilizations were crushed under the rule of European Superpowers though Hong Kong was the exception. The colonization of Hong Kong made the British wealthy and the indigenous population also reaped the benefits of their newfound wealth The insisted that China should trade with the rest of the world in the 1800's. The Chinese we...
  • Eyes Of Many Irish Patriots The Rebellion
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    On Easter Monday, April 24, 1916, a force of Irishmen attempted to seize Dublin, with the ultimate intention of eliminating British rule and creating a completely independent Ireland. Their leaders, such as Patrick Pearse and James Connolly, knew that they were destined to die, but saw the importance of independence, thus the rebellion was inevitable. In the eyes of many the rebellion was a complete failure, with the loss of lives and damage of buildings, but in the eyes of many Irish patriots t...
  • British Rule Of India
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    In the approximately two hundred years of British rule in India, the British did many things that still have an impact on India. The civil service set up by the British has managed to survive relatively intact until the present day for example, and large parts of the Indian transport network were built under British supervision. Two hundred years of colonial rule must have a major effect on the colony, for it's people were not allowed to govern themselves; they had to rely on the colonial power ...
  • Leaders Of The Irish Easter Uprising
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    The 1916 Irish Easter Uprising Ever since the occupation of Ireland by the English began in 1169, Irish patriots have fought back against British rule, and the many Irish rebellions and civil wars had always been defeated. To quash further rebellion, the Act of Union was imposed in 1800, tying Ireland to the United Kingdom of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Laws discriminating against Catholics and the handling of the Irish Potato Famine of 1845-50 led to increased tension and the proposal...
  • India From British Rule
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    Born in 1869 and raised in Gujarat, Mohandas Gandhi was one of the foremost men to help lead the nationalist movement. Gandhi is probably the best known proponent of passive resistance and this idea helped him to achieve the goal of Indian nationalism. His inflexible self-control helped him to be the great leader that his is known as today and helped to fuel his fire for a new India. Gandhi studied law in London and then went to South Africa to work as a lawyer for Indian immigrants. He then ret...
  • War On The Mighty British Government
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    Britian and the colonies had tensions between each other from the time that the adventurous 1 colonists wanted to branch out away from the powerful grip of Britian. Although Britian did not want to let the colonists start there own country they still believed that an extension to their country would be very beneficial to their economy and power. Britian had laws and taxes on the colonists that seemed unfair to the colonists; and they were, but they benefited Britian a great deal by extending the...
  • British Empire
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    "Are Justifications of Imperialism via Economic and Social Benefit still Apparent in the 21st Century" In my essay I will discuss how social and economic imperialist attitudes are still apparent and remain in the 21st century. If we look at the concept of and definition of what is actually meant by the word 'imperialism' according to Williams "imperialism developed as a word during the second half of 19 century. Its meaning was always in some dispute, as different justifications and glosses were...

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