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British America may refer to:

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British colonization of the Americas at AllExperts (1880 words)
British colonization of the Americas began under the Kingdom of England in the late 16th century, before reaching its peak after the Acts of Union 1707, which established the Kingdom of Great Britain.
Colonies were established in North, Central and South America and in the Caribbean, and a protectorate was established in Hawaii.
The British were one of the most important colonizers of the Americas and their American Empire came to rival the Spanish American colonies in extent.
British North America Acts: Information from Answers.com (1480 words)
Canada and the other British dominions achieved full legislative sovereignty with the passage of the Statute of Westminster 1931, but prior to the Canada Act 1982 the British North America Acts were excluded from the operation of the Statute of Westminster and could only be amended by the British Parliament.
By the Canada Act 1982, the British Parliament, acting at the request and with the consent of Canada, enacted the Constitution Act 1982, which established a procedure for the amendment of the Canadian constitution by the Canadian Parliament.
The British North America Act, 1949 was an Act of the British Parliament, which amended the Constitution of Canada, allowing for the entry of Newfoundland as the tenth province.
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