From early discoveries, through bitter wars with other powers, to popular uprisings, the British Empire went through many changes during the course of history.
During the reign of Henry II, England was part of...
The Angevin Empire
The Islamic world
The British Empire
Which of the following was NOT part of the Angevin Empire?
The south of Italy
When did Normans invade Ireland?
By 1500, how much of Ireland remained in the hands of the English king?
All of Ireland
None of Ireland
The coastal towns and the area around Dublin
During which war did English kings conquer large areas of France?
The Norman Conquest
The Hundred Years' War
Who discovered new lands in Canada in 1497?
Where did English settlers set up plantations in the 1620s?
In the 1700s, against which country did Britain fight a number of wars?
The loss of which colonies meant that the 'first British Empire' came to an end?
The West Indies
Trading posts in India
The American colonies
Which country's colonies were given to Britain by the Treaty of Versailles in 1919.