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what difficulties might face the british in controlling such a large empire

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  1. What technologies might be needed to control such a large area

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  2. Long and dangerous voyages
    Enticing British to colonize the empire
    Lengthy times for communication
    Diseases

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  3. Hostile natives

    What technologies do you think might be needed?

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  4. Factories, new technologies for ships (Im not sure what they are called), weapons

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  5. Navigation technology (determination of longitude)

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  6. Good!

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  7. eat limes
    "Lime-juicers"
    avoid scurvy

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  8. white oak frames and planking and locust trunnels (tree nails)

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  9. LOL, could go on for hours.
    steam boxes for plank bending.
    oakum, pitch pine, eventually copper bottom paint

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  10. Archimedes screw pump, capstan, windlass, aft rudder on pintles with wheel, deadeyes and lanyards .....

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  11. North American white pine for spars.

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