British Empire

Events

Indian Mutiny

1857 - 1858

Government of India Act established the India Office as a formal branch of British governemnt

1858

Britain acquired Kowloon, extending the territory of Hong Kong

1860

British Honduras (Belize) colonised

1861

Annexation of Lagos

1861

Bahrain became a protectorate

1861

British North America Act federated the Dominion of Canada

1867

Basutoland became a protectorate

1868

Opening of Suez Canal

1869

Annexation of Griqualand West

1874