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  • British Entrepreneurs and the decline of the British economy

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    British Entrepreneurs and the decline of the British economy Was the British entrepreneur the most important single reason for the relative decline of the British economy in the late nineteenth century? Despite a continued growth of production and wealth in absolute terms, the economy of "the first industrial nation" began to decelerate after 1870, in comparison with that of her closest competitors. This so called "decline" was caused by a number of factors not merely one as the question

  • The Importance Of British Imperialism In The British Empire

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    The British Empire was a period of , but it was only this way due to their imperialistic views and the exploitation of people within the Empire. Even though the British Imperialism of the late 19th century/early 20th century brought great wealth, knowledge, and technological advancements, but at the expense of others. Britain had to find a way to justify their ‘superiority’ over these other countries….. Scientists and social scientists created many sciences, including social Darwinism, eugenics,

  • British Imperialism: The Fall Of The British Empire

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    The glorious British Empire, at its height the most powerful régime in the world. Just a small island off the western coast of Europe, Britain grew to the span across the entire globe, effectively creating am Empire where the sun never set. Colonization, industrialization and a sense of nationalistic destiny drove the once expansive Empire. We still see effects of British imperialism today, which our global economy, as well as national tensions that germinated as a result of decolonization. Moreover

  • British Mercantilism

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    systems come and go. Many systems have failed and many have succeeded. The British system of mercantilism was actually quite a good system for England. They raked in profits from their colonies. The only problem was that they did not give enough economic freedom to their colonies. At almost every turn, the British tried to restrict what their colonies could do and whom they could trade with. In hindsight, I believe that the British may have been a bit more lenient on their restrictions because the constant

  • British Airways PLC British Airways

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    British Airways PLC British Airways British Airway’s PLC is the largest international airline in the world. It is based at Heathrow airport in London, the busiest international airport in the world, and has a global flight net-work through such partners as USAir in the United States, Qantas in Australia, and TAT European airlines in France. Via its own operational and those of its alliance partners, British Airways serves 95 million passengers a year, using 441 airports in 86 countries and

  • British Empire

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    THE BRITISH EMPIRE The British Empire was the largest empire in history and for a time was the foremost global power. It was a product of the European age of discovery, which began with the maritime explorations of the 15th century, that sparked the era of the European colonial empires. By 1921, the British Empire held sway over a population of about 458 million people, approximately one-quarter of the world's population. It covered about 36.6 million km² (14.2 million square miles), about a quarter

  • The British Cultures: The History Of The British Empire

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    claiming that; regardless of the various forms and locations around the world that captivity took place it still hold a special place in the history of the British Empire between 1600 and 1850. In order to truly understand the impact the British Empire had on the world and vice versa. One must explore the cultural interactions between the British colonists with the foreign lands they were forcing themselves upon. As the author puts very simply, the cultural interaction of taking captives in this era

  • British Parliament

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    British Parliament Many of the political observers consider functions of the British Parliament as a constantly changing in accordance with public demands and political ambitions. In the 11th century for example when Parliament has had

  • The British Constitution

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    history due to revolutions, oppression, warfare etc. However, the British constitution differs greatly, as it holds some unique attributes due to its long and durable history. The British constitution, unlike any other country, does not consist of a single legal document which clearly indicates/outlines the fundamental laws of how the state is governed, as it also contains an “unwritten” part to it as well. The complexity of the British constitution is a result of its history; this feat of “unwritten”

  • The British Constitution

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    oppression, warfare etc. However, one that stands out is the British constitution as it differs greatly; it holds some unique attributes due to its long, diverse and durable history. The British constitution, unlike any other country, does not consist of a single legal document which clearly indicates/outlines the fundamental laws of how the state is governed, as it also contains an “unwritten” part to it as well. The complexity of the British constitution is a result of its history; this feat of “unwritten”

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