The British Empire

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reasons for expanding the empire
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The British Empire
1 A search for raw materials
1.1 Acquiring raw materials, such as silver and gold.
2 New markets in which to sell manufactured goods
2.1 increased the demand for tea and sugar
3 Technological superiority
3.1 The industrial revolution led to the invention of weapons and naval technology
4 To spread Christianity
4.1 converting people from their traditional religions to Christianity.
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