However, life under the British wasn’t all just incredible inventions. Alongside the good stuff the Empire did sat a whole ream of not-so-good stuff, and alongside that a whole load of other stuff so evil it’d make Dick Dastardly balk.
10The Boer Concentration Camps
We all now know about the horrors of concentration camps, but during the time of Boer Wars, rounding up tens of thousands of innocent people anddetaining them in camps seemed like a stroke of genius. The British needed the South African populace under control and had the means and manpower to detain them. What could possibly go wrong?