Geography of the British Empire
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What lake is often considered to be the source of the Nile River?
What city was the western terminus of the Canadian Pacific Railway?
Which British territory borders Spain?
What is the only European country that is a former member of the Commonwealth?
What was the first British colony in Australia? (Hint: now an Australian state)
What was the most populous British city in North America in 1700?
What was the most widely-practiced religion in the British Empire in 1900?
What country in Central America speaks English?
What were the two most important British cities captured by Japan during WWII?
What African country was once known as Southern Rhodesia?
What area was assigned as a Jewish homeland by the Balfour Declaration of 1917?
Who founded the doomed Roanoke Colony, England's first attempt at overseas colonization?
What private company once owned 1/3rd of Canada's land?
What was the primary export of the Colony of Virginia?
What island had 300,000 slaves (85% of the population) before emancipation in the 1830s?
What British island can be found in the Atlantic Ocean about 750 miles east of the U.S.?
What city, founded in 1840, was named after the British commander at the Battle of Waterloo?
What island in the Persian Gulf became independent from the UK in 1971?
On what island did Greek-speaking guerillas revolt against British rule in the 1950s?
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