What did the British empire get out of Kenya being part of the British empire?
The land was subjugated for many reasons, for plantations, gold and diamond prospecting and various other trade items, all to make money for the empire.
Also it was taken so no other European nation laid claim to it in the Scramble for Africa.
Kenya was previously a part of the British Empire (United Kingdom)
No, but Kenya was part of the British Empire.
Yes, until 1963
It was a cruicial part of British colonial empire.
No and Yes. Kenya was a British colony. Small parts of Kenya such as the port city of Mombassa and its environs were historically part of the Portuguese Empire, but by the 1800s, Portugal was not able to prevent the British from colonizing all of Kenya.
In 1920 Kenya became part of the British Empire when it became a British crown colony. It continued as a British crown colony until 1963 when Kenya gained its independence.
Kenya was a commonwealth country Kenya was part of the British empire until it became independent in 1962.
cocoa, palm oil, groundnuts
Kenya was a colony of the British Empire. Korea was also once under colonization. Kyrgyzstan and Kosovo were also "states" at one time (Kyrgyzstan being part of the USSR and Kosovo a part of Yugoslavia).
Kenya currently is an independent country. At one time it was part of the British Empire.
large profits from the slave trade
A good port and base for trading.
Both Kenya & Zimbabwe (Formerly Southern Rhodesia) were part of the British Empire. Both Egypt & Sudan were British protectorates within the British Empire. Keyna is a member of the Commonwealth, but I think Zimbabwe is probably now suspended in these troubled times.
The British Empire hasn't existed for decades, it was replaced with the Commonwealth of Nations (also known as the British Commonwealth). Canada is still a part of the Commonwealth.
Ireland, Gibraltar, New Zealand, Australia and Sierra Leone were apart of Great Britain or the British Empire in 1914. Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa were apart of the British Empire as well.
Kenya was part of the British Empire beginning in 1895. It became a colony in 1920 and was granted independence in 1963. The East Africa Protectorate, which was the area of present-day Kenya, was established in 1895. A legislative council was established there in 1907 to communicate the settlers' needs. The settlers wanted to become a Crown Colony so that their European interests were better represented. In 1920, it became a British colony known as… Read More
they were not treated with respect
The Kenyan legal system consists of a mix of Kenya statutory (written) law and Kenyan and English common law, mixed with elements of tribal and Islamic law. Kenya's basic legal system and body of law is very similar to that found in western or European countries. This is mainly a result of Kenya being a part of the British empire for many decades until 1963; Kenya is still a member of the British Commonwealth
you are therefore part of the british empire
protection would be one thing.x
The benefits of the British Empire is that we can trade goods to other countries, we can travel to different country's, the industry in the British Empire brought science and technology to different parts of the world and lots of English was taught and spoken in the British Empire.
The empire got trade goods like spice, herbs, fabrics, rice, tea Bigger and better empire Opium was a huge export from India, especially into China which created huge revenue for the British Empire.
Pound, dates from being part of the British Empire
Taxation without representation.
The USA has never been part of the British Empire.
Yes, Singapore was once part of the British Empire.
They were all part of the British Empire
Land, Tax, more knowledge taken from the people of Sudan, [if they have some that the British did not], more CHEAP Labour, more resources...etc. etc.
Land, Tax, more knowledge taken from the people of Singapore [if they have some that the British did not], more CHEAP Labour, more resources...etc. etc.
Land, Tax, more knowledge taken from the people of Chinese [if they have some that the British did not], more CHEAP Labour, more resources...etc. etc.
All non British, countries, colonies, territories or protectorates were not part of the British Empire.
Malta is situated in the Mediterranean Sea and has one of the best harbours in the world so it was used as a major naval base.
Not exactly sure but could be because they were part of the biggest empire ever to rule and they had a good trading program with them.
England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Canada, Falkland Islands, British Honduras, British Guiana, Kenya, Rhodesia, Ceylon, India, Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa after the Boer War.
the bahamas became part of the british empire in 1627
France was never part of the British Empire.
Mozambique. Not only was never a part of the British Empire, but has no ties linking it to the British Empire.
Australia is not and has never been a British Empire. It was part of the British Empire in the past, and this was because European settlement in Australia was begun by the British. The British tended to seek out lands to incorporate into their Empire, and these lands which they settled were automatically part of the British Empire. They were governed by the British, using the British model.
Land, Tax, more knowledge taken from the people of Br Guiana [if they have some that the British did not], more CHEAP Labour, more resources...etc. etc.
Land, Tax, more knowledge taken from the people of Sri Lanka [if they have some that the British did not], more CHEAP Labour, more resources...etc. etc.
No. Although the Roman Empire did expand south into Africa,it did not get as far as what is now modern day Kenya. It only included Egypt.
The Suez Canal, which linked the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea, meaning that British ships did not have to sail around Africa to reach India, a hugely important route for British (and French trading).
India got independence on 15th of August 1947
Sri Lanka was part of the British Empire until around 1948
There is no British Empire. Australia is part of the Commonwealth and has the Queen as head of state
Only Egypt was part of the ancient roman empire in Africa and also the Mediterranean coastal strip of Africa.
No, Vietnam was part of the French Empire.
Ceylon was part of the British empire.
The British Empire no longer exists.