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A Brief British History

Are these statements true (T) or false (F)?

1. Magna Carta gave more power to the monarch
2. Henry VIII broke with the Catholic Church
3. Henry VIII beheaded two of his wives
4. The first American colony was named Minnesota
5. Hong Kong was the last British colony
6. At its peak the British Empire controlled 25% of the world’s population and landmass
7. Demand for food and goods decreased as a result of the Industrial Revolution
8. WWII was believed to be “the war to end all wars”
9. The Great War is another name for WWI
10. Britain was invaded by Germany in February 1940

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