Assess the short term significance of the purchase of the Suez Canal shares.
In 1875, Disraeli took a bold decision in purchasing 177,000 out of 400,000 Suez Canal Company
shares from the Khedive Ismail Pasha paving the way for imperial expansion and conf
Discuss the short term significance of the Sale of the Suez Canal Shares 1875 - 1895
In 1875, Conservative Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli purchased 44% of the Suez Canal shares for
4 million from the Khedive of Egypt. The impact of this purchase was bot
In the early 1870s, what were Britains strategic objectives?
In the early 1870s, Britain had an already established empire with strongholds in India and parts of
Africa. The growing tensions in Europe meant that Britain had many strategic objectives in co
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What was the short-term significance of the purchase of the Suez Canal shares?
Britain in 1875 purchased 44% of Suez Canal shares for 4 million from Khedive Ismail Pasha of Egypt, giving
them practical control of the Canal. This