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Survey of the British Empire

Survey of the British Empire

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THE BRITISH EMPIRE: COUNTRIES But now, all that is left of the once great British Empire is the Commonwealth, a group of independent countries wth the Queen at their head. They all used to be ruled by Britain. Canada and the U.S.A To build machines etcetera for the Industarial. The British Commonwealth of Nations consists of the United Kingdom, the Dominions (Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, Pakistan, Ceylon), the Colonies and Protectorates, and the Territories under Trusteeship. Ireland (Éire) is associated with the British : S. H. Steinberg.


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