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A British poster from 1930 called 'The Empire is Still in Building'
(CO 956/223, CO 956/227)
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Catalogue ref: CO 956/227; British poster called 'The Empire is Still in Building, 1930
How to use this source
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 British giving independence to some countries in the empire?
  • the migration of British people to different parts of the empire?
2 Explain whether you think this source gives a positive or negative view of the empire.

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