A range of factors drove migration to and from the British Isles. Britons left to seek fortune abroad and others chose Britain for employment and to escape persecution.
Where did the Vikings make their first major raid on England in 793?
The city of York
The monastery of Lindisfarne
The coast of Kent
Which of these countries was part of Cnut's North Sea Empire?
Which of these men led the first English slave trading expedition from Africa to the Americas?
Who granted the charter to the East India Company in 1600?
King James I
Queen Elizabeth I
Mary, Queen of Scots
Where had 'Diamond' Pitt made his fortune?
What was a Lascar?
A sailor from Asia who worked for British businesses
An Indian food brought back by East India Company workers
A native American warrior who fought against the English settlers
Which great construction project transformed British communication with the Empire in 1869?
The Uganda Railway
The transatlantic telegraph cable
The Suez Canal
What was the term for migrants who worked on the new land they migrated to for a set number of years to pay for their voyage?
What caused the migration of millions of Irish people in the 1840s?
What happened to the European Union in 2004?
Britain joined the European Union
The European Union became a Single Market
Eastern European countries joined the EU after the end of the Cold War