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Memo about a political manifesto published in South Africa in 1929
(Catalogue ref: CO 323/1034/8)
Catalogue ref: CO 323/1034/8; political manifesto, South Africa, 1929
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 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.

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