"At the beginning of the 20th century, the British Empire contained more than one quarter of the world’s population, and covered one quarter of the world’s land surface.
The Empire fell into two distinct parts: Britain and the dominions such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa; and those regions that were wholly or partly governed from London – Africa, India, the West Indies and the Far East. [...]" Read more from British Empire and Commonwealth Museumweb page.
Watch this video.
The video is more or less objective and it justifies the birth of such an empire. (It's a pity it doesn't have any music!)
Pay attention to TERRITORIAL EXPANSION throughout history.
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