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History of the British Empire (1815-1914)

This guide provides links to primary and secondary sources related to the History of the British Empire.

British Empire in Canada: Digitized Primary Sources

This guide includes primary sources related to the British colonization of Canada during the "imperial century" of 1815-1914. British territory in Canada pushed westward over the course of the 19th century, marginalizing the presence of many indigenous peoples along the way. See more on the expansion from a First Nations viewpoint.

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