Colonialism

The Rise and Fall of Empires

An Interactive Map of Empires over the last 5,000 years
– click “play”

Maps of War

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Horrible Histories – History of the British Empire
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INDIA
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The East India Company

Short video about the role of the British East India Company in the Colonisation of the Indian sub-continent. Other countries also established ‘East india’ companies in order to exploit the region’s resources but the British East India Company was the most successful.

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British Rule in India
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Colonialism in 10 Minutes: The Scramble For Africa
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The Brutal History of the Congo
Warning

(- there is some graphic images of hands being cut off)

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Algerian Uprising against French 1954-1962
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