Great Britain

Ana C. Martinez

Colony

Singapore

Purpose: Singapore was a major stopping point for traffic going to or from China.

Leader

Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles


Quote: "Here all is life and activity; and it would be difficult to name a place on the face of the globe with brighter prospects."

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Vote for British Rule in Southeast Asia!!!!

Why British Control over Southeast Asia:

  • Allows to set up a strategic location along the sea route to China.
  • Southeast Asia is perfect for agricultural plantation.
  • Allows to plant sugar cane, coffee, cocoa, rubber, coconuts, bananas, and pineapple.
  • Production of crops is becoming more important to world trade centers.
  • Allows for expansion of British culture.
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