The British Empire

Officially known as Antigua and Barbuda, the island nation is made up of two main islands, Antigua and Barbuda. It was the great explorer Christopher Columbus on one of his voyages to the region in 1493 that he first sighted the islands that are now Antigua and Barbuda. The British Empire began to colonize Antigua at start the 17th century, along with the colonization of Barbuda towards the end of the same century.

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