The British Southern Cameroons

Depication of the battle of Tel-el-Kebir
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Great Britain, with its enormous and tested sea power, was the biggest colonial Power ever. At the zenith of the British Empire, a third of the world was under the British flag. But, since by the nature of things no condition is permanent the British Empire, like all other empires before it, was soon to perish. Beginning with the rebellious American colonies towards the end of the eighteenth century, the British began to retreat from one colonial territory after the other, often following an armed rebellion but sometimes following a hasty consensual arrangement […] carlson Anyangwe

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