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The Queen's First Visit To Scotland

The Queen's First Visit To Scotland

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Reign Of Queen Victoria

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The Princess Opens The Victoria Park At Bath



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Failing Health Of Prince Albert

The Emperor And Empress Of France Visit Windsor

Distribution Of Victoria Crosses By The Queen

First Meeting With Prince Albert Death Of William Iv






Countries Around The Globe








THE BRITISH EMPIRE

The population of the Empire is estimated to be 355 millions of
coloured and 60 millions of white people.


CANADA

1840. The Act of Union passed. The two colonies of Upper and Lower
Canada united, and a representative Assembly formed.

1867. Bill for the Federation of Canada passed. The various provinces
united under the title of Dominion of Canada, ruled by a
Governor-General, nominated by the Crown. The Central Parliament,
which dealt with matters relating to the Dominion, established at
Ottawa.

1885. Completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway, which led to the
opening up of the North-West. The great stream of emigration from
Europe commences.


AUSTRALIA

Australia became a United Commonwealth at the beginning of the
present century.

From 1851 onward the transportation of convicts was prohibited.

The expansion of the Commonwealth has taken place to a great extent
during the reign of Queen Victoria. The majority of the settlers are
of British descent.


SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa finally united in 1910 with self-government.


INDIA

Disraeli, in 1876, introduced the Royal Titles Bill, by means of
which the Queen was able to assume the title of Empress of India.





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