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1

How many people were a part of the British Empire by 1929?

240 million

2

Which countries were a part of the British Empire?

-Australia
-New Zealand
-Canada
-South Africa
-India
-Egypt
-African colonies
-Asian colonies

3

Which parts of the British Empire were self governed?

-Australia
-New Zealand
-Canada
-South Africa

4

How was India governed?

It had limited self government

5

How was Egypt governed?

Was completely dominated by Britain

6

Who won the election in 1929?

Labour

7

Why did the liberals begin to decline after 1915?

Because they disbanded and were overtaken by Labour

8

What was one of the most important liberal achievements?

Beginning of the Modern Welfare State

9

What happened to the industry in the 20th century?

It declined due to less demand

10

When were Conservative in power in the 20s?

1924-1929

11

Which were the 2 main political parties in 1929?

Labour and Conservative

12

How many men lost their lives in WW1?

750,000

13

How did WWI change social attitudes?

-Loss in patriotism
-Reluctance to go to war again
-Equality of women (could vote equally to men in 1928)