Read the article below. As you do so, consider the following questions:

  • What factors enabled European powers to dominate the globe during this period?
  • Who were the main colonial powers?

Stuart Schwartz, ‘Industrial Rivalries And The Partition Of The World, c. 1870-1914’, World History International, 2004.

Complete the below sentence on WEnotes, demonstrating your learning from this reading:

  • The British Empire was so powerful because …

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