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COLONY. A union of citizens or subjects who have left their country to people another, and remain subject to the mother country. 3 W. C. C. R. 287. The country occupied by the colonists is also called a colony. A colony differs from a possession, or a dependency. (q.v.) For a history of the American colonies, the reader is referred to Story on the Constitution, book I.; 1 Kent, Com. 77 to 80; 1 Dane's Ab. Index, b. t.

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While the word brings to memory the famous Bollywood blockbuster starring Amitabh Bachchan in which a coolie becomes the epitome of sacrifice and heroism, By Mail Today Bureau in New Delhi the practice had its roots in the colonial era when Britain and other European countries abolished the slave trade in their lands but funnelled workers in labour- intensive industries such as plantations and railway by the medium of a trade in indentured labourers.
The Europeans acted with impunity during the colonial era, crimes were committed against African people and to this day Africans still suffer from these crimes.
Created almost half a century after the wars of independence of all the countries in the American continent (except Cuba and Puerto Rico) and while the romantics and modernists looked at the European past for their models and their escapism, Palma looks back to the anecdotic during the colonial era, using middle-and upper-class characters.
The number of casualties at Jallianwala Bagh is a matter of dispute, with colonial era records showing it as several hundred while Indian figures put it at between 1,000 and 2,000.
The activity falls under the program of demining colonial era landmines.
Largely inherited from the colonial era, today's terminology is an obstacle to accurately describing what is now known about early America.
Not at all: it is about how the changes in the colonial era have over-determined the chances and challenges of the Igbo people in post-colonial Nigeria and the rest of the world.
Ultimately, Goss bemoans how science in Indonesia has been a tool of the state instead of civil society since the colonial era.
AMERICAN ORIENT: IMAGINING THE EAST FROM THE COLONIAL ERA THROUGH THE 20TH CENTURY covers the American fascination with the Far East, exploring why the Orient and its image held quite a different meaning for Americans than Europeans.
The British packed their bags and left in 1947, but vestiges from the colonial era continue to linger on in Pakistan, The Scotsman reports.
Israrullah Khan Advocate further said that by reverting to colonial era System; our elected representatives have proved that they are no different from our colonial era masters.
The book focuses on shifting ideas about nature that developed and evolved in the century before the conservation movement began by following the early naturalists of the colonial era through the mid-nineteenth century as they traveled through the various landscapes of the eastern United States.

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