Should The Sun Never Set On The British Empire

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Many countries have tried to govern the world and all have failed. Prior to World War II it was stated justly, “The sun never set on the British Empire.” For decades this statement held true: the British touched all corners of the sphere (Pierce, 2009). To be precise historians have discovered that only twenty-two countries were left untouched which meant one hundred seventy-six countries were at one point under Britain’s power. India was amongst the countries that Britain invaded and colonized. This transpired when the Nawab of Bengal and the French lost the Battle of Plassey in 1756 to Britain. For the next one hundred ninety years India would be under the control of the British. Not a day went by that the people of India didn’t attempt
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