Rise and Fall of the British Empire: Every year

Complete history of England, Britain and its Empire Time Lapse


British Colonies in Africa
In 1651, England established its first colony in Africa. A period of lower-level expansion occured until the 19th century, after which Britain rapidly developed its colonies in the region. The colonial era finally ends in 1980 after its last colony gains independence.
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