Category Current Affairs

The Immigration Act

Although Black unemployment was high around 1920, the UK authorities made it harder for blacks to gain employment. A measure was put in place that would later be manifested as the Immigration Acts of 1962, 1965, 1968 and 1971. The…

Empire – Niall Ferguson

The sun never sets on the British Empire.John Wilson, Christopher North” Upon landing in America, Sir Francis Wyatt said “Our first work is expulsion of the savages to gain free range of the country”. The British coexisted with the Natives…

The Apprenticeship Laws 1832

When is a slave not a slave? When they are considered an apprentice! Around the 1830s, Great Britain had finally heard the campaigners and sided with the abolitionists. The government passed the bill to abolish slavery. SUCCESS!  Some Brits understood…