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Excerpt from Englands Story: A History for Grammar and High SchoolsThe purpose of Englands Story is to give students in the upper grammar grades or the Junior High School a broad, simple basis for their later reading and study of history andMoreExcerpt from Englands Story: A History for Grammar and High SchoolsThe purpose of Englands Story is to give students in the upper grammar grades or the Junior High School a broad, simple basis for their later reading and study of history and literature.In all the history of empire there is nothing more remarkable than the fact that part of one small island should in the course of ten centuries have become the ruler of more than 433,000,000 people and have acquired more than 12,000,000 square miles of territory, situated in Europe, Asia, Africa, America, and Australasia. How this was brought about, a tale which is always new and always interesting, is the story told by the following pages.The former edition has succeeded far beyond the authors hopes when the book was written. May this new edition, bringing the story down through the World War, serve to interest many more young people in the history of our neighbors across the sea.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.