British Government

  • British Government

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    British government is democratic government. So, too, is American government; it roots are buried deep in English political and social history. Yet there are important differences between the two systems of government. Most of those differences grow out of this fundamnetally important point: Unlike government in the United State, government in Great Britain is unitary and and parlimentary in form and rests upon an unwritten constitution. They rule what they call a monarchy. The Monarchy In contrast

  • The British Government

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    The British Government This essay is going to be about whether or not the British government succeeded when dealing with the trouble since 1972. On Sunday 30th January 1972, Bloody Sunday took place. The events of this day provoked more violence and social unrest. This is because Bloody Sunday provided a recruitment boost for the IRA who stepped up their bombing campaign. All of this forced Britain to take responsibility of the trouble which soon followed. Direct

  • British Government in 1914-1918

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    British Government in 1914-1918 The British government had to introduce many new ideas to rule effectively between 1914 and 1918, including restricting personal freedoms, considerable use of propaganda and rationing. Explain the effects of these policies on the lives of people in Britain between 1914 and 1918 1914, war breaks out and the lives of millions change forever. Britain had never faced such an enemy, her past experiences being against primitive tribes

  • Evolution of British Government and Politics

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    British government and politics has evolved greatly throughout its formation and to its modern glory. The path taken by British rulers has paved the road for parliamentary democracy in Britain today. From the signing of the Magna Carta to the common law practiced in Great Britain today, British government is always evolving due to its people, leaders, and culture. The rational-legal authority practiced in Britain was created gradually through many important people and signing of documents. Several

  • The Colonists Of British And Start Their Own Government

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    and makes your fellow colonists want to rebel.The British did many things to the American colonists that made the colonist want to rebel against the British and start their own government. The colonists had many great reasons to leave the control of England and to their own independent country where they could then make their own government. They were often taxed heavily by the British. The British made many acts which allowed the British government to gain money through taxes from the colonists for

  • Pressure Groups vs. British Government

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    wither or not pressure groups are more powerful than the government in Britain. To fully understand if pressure groups are more powerful than the British Government we much take into account the varying classifications of pressure groups, define what is meant by power, the different way pressure groups influence public option, the arguments for and against pressures being more powerful than the British Government and also the power government holds which pressure groups do not. The main argument of

  • Jamaica Was Ruled By The British Government

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    Jamaica was ruled by the British government from 1655-1962 after being seized from Spain. While under British rule, the economy flourished by growing crops like tobacco, indigo, cocoa, and, most significantly, sugar. From 1673 to 1739, the number of sugar estates grew 7.54%, increasing from 57 to 430 estates. In order to meet the increasing labor demand, the British brought enslaved Africans into Jamaica. However, due to frequent slave rebellions and other humanitarian efforts, slavery was abolished

  • The British Government Did Not Give Up

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    The British government did not give up. In 1767 the Townshend Duties or the Townshend Revenue Act was established. This was a tax on certain items imported from England including glass, tea, paper, and lead. Again, the American people came out and protested, throwing stones and breaking windows of the houses of British officials. This time, however, Great Britain decided to retaliate. They would not have one of their colonies challenge the mother country’s authority, so they sent two regiments

  • The Arts Educational School in the British Government

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    the British Government Why Did the British Government Decide to Evacuate Children From Britain’s Major Cities at the Start of The Second World War? When war began in 1939, Britain was not prepared for war. The idea of aerial bombardment terrorized the public and the government soon realised it was time to protect the children. The government soon made plans to evacuate over 3 million infants and youngsters to more rural places of safety. Alas, the government ended

  • The Attempt of the British Government to Hide the Real Effects of the Blitz on the British Citizens

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    Attempt of the British Government to Hide the Real Effects of the Blitz on the British Citizens The British government was attempting to hide the real effect of the Blitz on the British citizens. It did this through a combination of censorship and propaganda. Censorship was when certain information was omitted from items such as newspapers, films and letters. This was because they could give a negative view which was the opposite of what the government wanted. This

  • The Attempts of the British Government to Hide the Effects of the Blitz

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    The Attempts of the British Government to Hide the Effects of the Blitz Between the 7th September 1940 and the summer of 1941 Hitler ordered for a prolonged series of night time raids to be made on all major British cities, its aim was to create widespread chaos and ruin, to lower the British people’s morale and to pressurize the British Prime Minister Winston

  • British Governments' Promotion of Disarmament and International Harmony

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    British Governments' Promotion of Disarmament and International Harmony One of the core aims of British governments throughout the 1920s was the prevention of war. After the First World War it became a widespread opinion that weapons and possession of weapons were the causes of war; without weapons, war would become very difficult. For this reason much energy was devoted to disarmament, or at the very least arms limitation amongst the great military powers of the time.

  • The Struggle For Freedom From British Colonial Government

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    The view of the Mau Mau oath has changed immensely since the Kikuyu started to implement it during their fight for freedom from the British colonial government. During the Emergency, the Kikuyu used an oath to unite all their brothers and sisters. This oath was perceived by the white colonizers of Kenya as a regression to barbarism and a response to the collapse of ‘tribal custom ‘ in the face of Western ‘Civilization’. Many settlers in Kenya shared this view, Louis (Seymour Bazett) Leakey shows

  • The Declaration Of Independence : Freedom From The British Government

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    from the British government. During the years of 1773-1781, America fought drastic battles both orally and physically to win back what they knew they were losing. Freedom was the motivation behind these many trials, victories, and losses, but the forefathers were not to be delayed in their mission. It was not to be dragged asunder. They were determined, as anyone in this situation would be, to free the American colonists of the tyranny and monarchy that had held the new country’s government on a leash

  • The Ways the British Government Tried to Hide the Effects of the Blitz from the British People

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    The Ways the British Government Tried to Hide the Effects of the Blitz from the British People The government wanted to hide the effects of the blitz for many reasons. By doing this they were protecting the public as well as continuing the battle against the Germans. As the effects were hidden normal life could continue and therefore so could the war effort and morale of the public. Many methods were used in doing this. The government used radio, newspapers, press

  • Troubles in Northern Ireland from the IRA and British Government

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    Northern Ireland has fallen on the IRA as a terrorist group, the British government was responsible for numerous acts of state terrorism in the period. As a result of their frustration towards the situation in the North and their desperation to stop the IRA from wreaking havoc, the British Army and police acted in ways that one would not expect from the representatives of a world power in the late twentieth century. The British government refused to recognize the legitimacy of the IRA, and instead of

  • Why the British Government decided to colonise Botany Bay

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    “Why did the British Government decide to colonise Botany Bay? In the evaluation of why Britain colonised Botany Bay, Australia, one can draw on many conclusions. When the First Fleet arrived at Botany Bay in January 1788, little did they realise that for years to come historians would be contesting the real reasons as to why the British Parliament planned to establish a colony in Botany Bay. The Botany Bay debate, as it has been known to be called, began among historians in the 1950’s when Geoffrey

  • British Governments' Disarmament and International Harmony During the 1920's

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    British Governments' Disarmament and International Harmony During the 1920's During the 1920's the British Governments actively sought to promote disarmament and international harmony through their policies and relations with various countries. The different Prime ministers and parties had different approaches but all wanted to reach the same target. They all wished to resolve any problems that had occurred as a result of the First World War and wished to avoid another

  • Ireland as a Continuing Problem for British Governments from 1909-1916

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    Ireland as a Continuing Problem for British Governments from 1909-1916 Ireland had long been a problem for British governments. The failure of the Home Rule Bills under Gladstone worsened the problem. The thought of a Home Rule Bill and independence for Ireland divided the Irish population as well as the Liberal Government. Why did the Government have so many problems with Ireland? The Irish Nationalists wanted Home Rule, whereas the Unionists (mainly in Ulster but also in Southern

  • Origins of the British East India Company and Its Influence on the British Imperial Government and North American Colonies

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    The British East India Company played a key role in one of the most successful periods of British history. The East India Company was responsible for the invasion of the Indian subcontinent, which became one of the empire’s leading supplier of profits. The East India Company was responsible for the overthrow of Hong Kong and other Asian countries; it was responsible for creating Britain’s Asian empire. The British East India Company began as a joint-stock corporation of traders and investors which

  • Exploring Reasons the British Government Abandon the Policy of Laissez-Faire?

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    The desertion by the British government of the laissez-faire approach was instigated by a magnitude of rationales that induced this transformation of attitude. Laissez-faire translates from French to denote ‘let do’ or in English terminology to ‘leave alone’. In practice, this perspective meant that the government did not interfere positively or negatively in people’s lives. The belief was that if a person was impoverished they were accountable for it and it was due to their personal misguidance

  • The Decision of the British Government to Evacuate Children During World War II

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    The Decision of the British Government to Evacuate Children During World War II There were many reasons why on the third of September 1939, the British government put into motion the largest mass-movement of people in the country's history; moving nearly three million people from towns and cities to the countryside. These reasons can be categorised into three main groups; military reasons (the legacy of World War One, keeping soldiers well equipped, protecting the future

  • Ireland as a Continuing Problem for British Government During the Period 1909-1916

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    Ireland as a Continuing Problem for British Government During the Period 1909-1916 In the sixteenth century, British governments deliberately settled Protestants in a predominantly Catholic Ireland. Protestants were given land and positions above the Catholics, who were discriminated against, politically legally and economically, creating resentment often surfacing in the form of violence. Many Irish people resented the British attitude towards Ireland; that they regarded

  • The Ways the British Government Attempted to Hide the Effects of the Blitz from the People

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    The Ways the British Government Attempted to Hide the Effects of the Blitz from the People For the British civilians bearing the home front of the Blitz was both a frightening and surreal experience. In Britain, most people expect to be told the truth, and newspapers and radios are allowed to speak the facts. However once the country was at war it all changed, and the British people had to accept that the Government who took control of the media was for the good of the

  • ‘How has being a member of the EU affected British government and policies?’

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    member before reluctantly joining, there seems to be a level of distrust of the European policies. I will explore this distrust within this essay. This essay will also give an insight into the history of Britain, the EU and identify any changes in British government’s policies since becoming a member. For many people in Britain, the EU remains an unwelcoming aspect of their lives, this reflects on a dislike to ‘all things European.’ Mannin states “The European Union (EU) is a unique partnership in

  • The Decision of the British Government to Evacuate Children During World War II

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    The Decision of the British Government to Evacuate Children During World War II It was 3 September 1939; Britain went to war with Germany. The war changed everything families said good bye to fathers, brothers and husbands. Britain expected towns and cities to be bombed e.g.( London, Birmingham, Portsmouth) and thought that thousands of people would die. The government decided to send mothers and children into the country side to keep them safe. This was known as the evacuation

  • The Ways The British Government Attempted To Hide The Effects Of The Blitz From The People Of Britain

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    The Ways The British Government Attempted To Hide The Effects Of The Blitz From The People Of Britain In 1940 the government needed to find a way to support both the British at home and the British at war. They did not need widespread panic in Britain to add to their problems and knew that if one city thought the other cities were doing well, then they would certainly believe they should follow suit. So they decided the best way was to hide the worst news from them. At least

  • Why British Government Decided to Evacuate Children at the Beginning of World War Two

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    Why British Government Decided to Evacuate Children at the Beginning of World War Two In Spain, 1937 the German air force obliterated the whole city of Gernica in less than 4 hours "The Condor Legion attacked in daylight and flew as low as 600 feet as it had no reason to fear any form of defence from the city"[1]. It was attacked because it was a key city in the Spanish civil war. Hitler let his air force be used so he could try it out, to see what destruction could do.

  • Ways the British Government Attempted to Hide the Effects of the Blitz from the People of Britain

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    Ways the British Government Attempted to Hide the Effects of the Blitz from the People of Britain The British government tried lots of ways to hide the effects of the blitz from the people of Britain, one of the reasons for this is so that the people would keep their moral high. If the British government showed the public the full extent of the damage the people of Britain would lose the will to fight the war and Germany would invade Britain. The most obvious way

  • The Success of the British Government in Trying to Deal with the Irish Troubles in the Years Since 1972

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    The Success of the British Government in Trying to Deal with the Irish Troubles in the Years Since 1972 In March 1972 the British response to increasing violence in Northern Ireland was direct rule this meant that the province was run by the British prime minister and actually lasted over 25 years. Power Sharing In 1974 it power sharing was proposed by William Whitelaw and a new assembly was elected to govern Northern Ireland. The main parties in the assembly were

  • How the British Government Attempted to Hide the Effects of the Blitz from the People of Britain

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    How the British Government Attempted to Hide the Effects of the Blitz from the People of Britain During the Blitz the British government had to employ many tactics to keep the morale of its citizens up. The main and most wide spread was propaganda. The propaganda was so successful; in fact, it even brought about new sayings such as "The spirit of the Blitz". The second frequently used tactic was censorship. The newspapers, the radio stations, the news reels, and everything

  • Why Was the "Irish question" So Troublesome for the British Governments in the Period 1868-1921?

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    Great Britain and Ireland had merged under the Act of Union 1801. While the British Empire was changing and liberalizing its system of imperial rule granting greater independence to Canada, New Zealand, Australia and South Africa , Ireland was forced to remain a part of the Union and used as a source of cheaper food supplies and labor, which could not be acceptable for the Irish. In one of his letters, then a future Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli referred to maintaining the boiling Ireland as the

  • Exploring the Ways the British Government Attempted to Hide the Effects of the Blitz from the People of Britain

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    Exploring the Ways the British Government Attempted to Hide the Effects of the Blitz from the People of Britain This essay is going to investigate the ways in which the British government attempted to hide the effects of The Blitz from the people. The government realized that by maintaining the morale of the people, it would be one of the key elements to winning the war. The casualty numbers were steadily increasing and the people suffered mentally and physically from the

  • Why the British Government Decided to Evacuate Children in the Early Years of the Second World War

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    Why the British Government Decided to Evacuate Children in the Early Years of the Second World War During world war 2 children were evacuated in their thousands from London and other major cities to be dispersed to more secluded rural regions, out of range of German bombers flying from occupied France, or less at risk of attack. For many young evacuees, forced to live for years in some cases with strange people and in unfamiliar places, it was often a traumatic displacement

  • Ways in Which the British Government Attempted to Hide the Effects of the Blitz from the People of Britain

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    Ways in Which the British Government Attempted to Hide the Effects of the Blitz from the People of Britain During the war the British tried to hide the effects of the Blitz from the people of England. They did this in three main ways; firstly the government employed censors to cut out ‘negative’ information that may damage morale and the war effort. Secondly the government sensors only let ‘positive’ information about how the British were handling the Blitz to be published

  • The British Governments Decision to Evacuate Children From Major Cities Early in the Second World War

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    The British Governments Decision to Evacuate Children From Major Cities Early in the Second World War As soon as war was declared the British government expected the Nazis to launch massive air attacks against Britain with its major cities as the prime targets. Britain knew how disastrous such attacks would be, in both loss of morale and loss of life, after seeing how devastating the bombing raids

  • Why the British Government Decided to Evacuate Children from Their Major Cities in the Early Years of the Second World War

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    Why the British Government Decided to Evacuate Children from Their Major Cities in the Early Years of the Second World War 1) Why did the British Government decide to evacuate children from the Britain’s major cities in the early years of the Second World War? England knew that they would be at war soon because they suspected Germany of bombing them. The British Government thought that it would be soon because Germany had bombed them in the First World War. England thought

  • Why did the British Government decide to evacuate children from Britain’s major cities in the early years of the war?

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    Why did the British Government decide to evacuate children from Britain’s major cities in the early years of the war? The evacuation of children occurred in World War Two. This is where the children were moved from the cities to the country. In this essay I am going to show how the evacuation occurred and some of the effects it caused and the advantages and disadvantages associated with the whole scheme. In the build-up to WW2 the powers and governments were very scared

  • Why the British Government Decided to Evacuate Children from Britain's Major Cities in the Early Years of the Second World War

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    Why the British Government Decided to Evacuate Children from Britain's Major Cities in the Early Years of the Second World War During the Second World War thousands of children were evacuated from all of the major cities on Britain. There were several waves of evacuation including the 1st, occurring at the beginning of the war and the 2nd in 1940. The children were taken from the danger zones, usually large towns and possible invasion sites, and sent to the less popular

  • Why the British Government Decided to Evacuate Children from Britain's Major Cities in the Early Years of the Second World War

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    Why the British Government Decided to Evacuate Children from Britain's Major Cities in the Early Years of the Second World War The British government decided to evacuate the children of Britain’s major cities because the government were convinced that in the situation of a second world war that Britain would suffer heavy bombing from the air. The solution they drew up to protect the British younger population was to simply move them from densely populated areas such as London

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    an independent state under Japanese control. However, this promise of independence did not come like many citizens of Burma imagined. On August First 1943, the Japanese formed a government that was run by the Burman people, However Many believe this was a puppet government led by Ba Maw. A puppy government is a government that does whatever the ruling country tells it to do. Although this was not what many people in Burma hoped for, it soon became clear that the Japanese were not going to grant them

  • The British Rule Of India

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    The British rule in India caused many social, economic, and tradition changes, which still has rippling effect to this day. However, there are aspects of British involvement that helped India making this topic more delicate than a right and wrong choice. Also, many of the British actions came from good intensions, but without understanding the Indian society the British government actually caused more harm than progress. An example would be the education system in India that the British government

  • British Empire: What is Imperialism?

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    The British has been known to be a colonial power that has always practiced dominance over many states particularly in Africa. The British Empire is seen as one of the largest empires in both the past and current times. This is because it has many African and Asian colonies compared to the rest of the Empires. The empire was known to use force to subdue the states that it ended to subdue. The colonial power is seen to force its colonies to adopt certain policies that were favoring the British Empire

  • The Battle Of Lexington And Concord

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    This historical study will define the possibility of a British and colonial agreement on a return to British Constitutional law in terms of a slow process of greater autonomy between the two factions in 1775. The Massachusetts rebellions of 1775 define the stern inability of King George III to advocate a compromise with the colonist 's desire for greater political representation, yet John Adams and Thomas Jefferson were willing to settle for a compromise on these issues. More so, the idea of a radical

  • The Quartering Act Of 1765

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    colony of the British government to rebel against the large, wealthy English country needed to take an extreme amount of resentment towards that group. The British themselves caused this resentment towards the English government. Act passes by the government caused this feeling; these acts began with the quartering acts of 1765. The quartering act of 1765 confirmed the colonist’s need for an independent, free nation because of subjugation of the colonists by the English government. This subjugation

  • The British Electoral System

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    The British Electoral System In democratic states, electoral systems are of great importance. Elections give people the right to choose their government; ensure that governments represent the majority (or largest minority) of the people; ensure peaceful changes of government (stability); allow people with fresh ideas an opportunity to enter the political arena; confer legitimacy of government and allow the government to expect people to obey their rules. Unfortunately

  • British Rule in India at the End of the First World War

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    British Rule in India at the End of the First World War By the end of the First World War the British Rule in India was still powerful, but would soon break down. However, thousands of Indians fought in the war hoping that in return they would be given home rule. It would have been difficult to win without the invaluable help of the Indians and their constant supply of manpower. India was a vast supplier of raw materials to Britain and would in return buy British manufactured

  • Research Paper

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    against the British Empire during the American Revolution, the citizens detested the strong central control exerted by the British monarchy. The Americans had fought hard for their personal and federal rights and wanted to ensure those freedoms were protected. After being freed from the strict rule under the British, the Americans would have overthrown any form of government that stifled these newly acquired freedoms. When drafting the Constitution, the Founding Fathers included British safeguards

  • The Part Played by India in the Second World War

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    World War In September 1939, Lord Linlithgow, the Viceroy of India declared war on Germany without consulting the Indian Assembly. India being the Britain's colony supported the war effort at that time. During the first year, the government did very little to help the Britain. However, during the later years, the Indian Army did not only fight for Britain, but also fought for the ally in the world war against Germany, Italy and Japan. They also fought in North Africa,

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    from the British, who were ruling at the time. These leaders understood the geopolitical realities, the religious divide, and were able to take action to get the results that the leaders wanted. The strength and knowledge of the gravity of the Partition of India allowed the leaders to rise to their full potential and achieve their intended goal. Decolonization from European rule had been sweeping the world since 1776, when the thirteen American colonies declared independence from British rule. The