How did Britain gain an empire? Economics and commerce test questions - AQA

1

Who were the major imperial powers in the Atlantic world in the 16th century?

2

Which group was given a Royal Charter by King James I to explore and settle the Americas in 1606?

3

What was the main commodity grown on Barbados by 1700?

4

Who was the first of the Elizabethan sea-farers who traded in African slaves?

5

Who was the main trading nation in the East Indies in 1600?

6

What started the trade between New Zealand and Britain in lambs' meat in 1881?

7

What was the reason for increased British interest and power in Egypt after 1875?

8

What was the signficance of King JaJa of Opobo for Britain in the 1880s?

9

Who were the Randlords?

10

Which of these empires involved English merchants trading in France?