septembre 24

3ème. Empire & Commonwealth Webquest.

• Visit this website and answer the following questions

http://www.youngcommonwealth.org/ic_chap_01.html

• Need help ? Use this online dictionary :

http://dictionnaire.tv5.org/dictionnaires.asp?Action=5&mot=dictionnaire&che=1

Questions on the Commonwealth

1. How many countries make the Commonwealth ?

2. What are the values of the Commonwealth ?

3. When is Commonwealth Day ?

4. What does Commonwealth Day celebrate ?

5. When did the Commonwealth Games start ?

6. What’s the other name for “Commonwealth Games” ?

7. Where did the Commonwealth Games take place in 1966 ?

8. How many people live in the Commonwealth ?

9. Were the Fuji Islands always part of the Commonwealth ? Give details.

10. Was Pakistan always part of the Commonwealth ? Give details.

11. Who is the head of the Commonwealth ?

The Commonwealth’s origins : The British Empire

1. When was the first colony settled in America ?

2. What goods were exported to Europe ?

3. When did the slave trade begin ?

4. When did the Empire end ?

5. When did India become independent ?

6. How long has India been independent ?

The question of slavery

1. What was the triangular trade ?

2. In the 1700’s, how many slaves a year were transported to the West Indies or America ?

Australia

1. How did the British consider Australia ?

2. What did the British use Australia for ?