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Newsreel clip (silent) showing leaders from all parts of the British empire gathered in London in 1926
(British Pathe: 646.10)
Modem ISDN Broadband
file size: 529KB file size: 1.4MB file size: 3.4MB
British Pathe: 646.10; newsreel of British empire leaders, 1926
       
Running time: 1min 51secs   help? Get Windows media player get plugin
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Study this source carefully.
1 What impression does this source give of life in the British empire in terms of the following issues:
  • the treatment of native peoples in the British empire?
  • whether native people were involved in running their own countries?
  • the benefits of economic development in the empire?
  • the British giving independence to some countries in the empire?

2 Explain whether you think this source gives a positive or negative view of the empire.

3 Are you going to use this source in your own online exhibition?

 

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