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Case Study 3: Living in the British empire - Africa
If you have looked at the first case study in this gallery, you will have seen sources that give a British view of life in the British empire. In this case study you will examine a range of sources that look at life in Africa under British rule. Study each of the sources carefully and look for ways in which they support or contradict the views given in the first case study.
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Create your own Online Exhibition about ‘Living in the British empire’, using the sources and worksheet provided.
The Background will help with an introduction to Africa as part of the British empire.
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1. Figures on the South African economy, 1845   2. Document on stopping the slave trade, 1850   3. Extract by Dr Livingstone on Africans, 1856   4. Extract by Dr Livingstone on disease, 1872
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5. Map of slave trading routes in Africa, 1889   6. Report on action against slavery, 1895   7. News report on events in South Africa, 1897   8. Meeting of British and Boer leaders, 1899
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9. Photo of colonial police officers, c.1900   10. Photo of Boer War casualties, 1900   11. Political manifesto, South Africa, 1929  
             
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