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Photograph showing casualties in an early battle of the Boer War, 1900
(Catalogue ref: COPY 1/453 pt1)
Catalogue ref: COPY 1/453 pt1; photo of Boer War casualties, 1900
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 British giving independence to some countries in the empire?
  • the relationship between the British government and the settlers?
2 Explain whether you think this source gives a positive or negative view of the empire.

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