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The Commonwealth by Mind Map: The Commonwealth

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2. History

2.1. 1777 : The first four provinces of Australia were granted responsible government; Queensland followed in 1859, Western Australia in 1893.

2.2. 1867 : Canada became a domination.

2.3. 1873 : Queen Victoria was made Empress of India.

2.4. 1907 : Australia achieved domination status.

2.5. 1908 : New Zealand became a dominion.

2.6. 1909 : South Africa bacame a dominion.

2.7. 1926 : The Inter-Imperial Relations Committee defined their position in what became known as the Balfour Declaration.

2.8. 1931 : The Statute of Westminster recognized the independence of the self-governing colonies under a common allegiance to the Crown.

2.9. 1947 : India and Pakistan became independent and chose the Commonwealth.

2.10. 1948 : The Dominion of Ceylon was granted independence and changed its name to Sri Lanka.

2.11. 1949 : A graet majority of British dependencies achieved independence and choose the Commonwealth.

2.12. 1957 : Malaya and Ghana became independent.

2.13. 1960 : Nigeria became independent.

2.14. 1961 : South Africa withdrew from the Commonwealth.

2.15. 1965 : The Maldives achieved independence, but didn't join the Commonwealth until 1982.

2.16. 1972 : Pakistan withdrew from the Commonwealth but rejoined in 1989.

2.17. 1994 : Return of South Africa to the Commonwealth.

2.18. 1995 : Mozambique became the first country to join which hadn't previously had such links with Britain.

2.19. 1999 : Referundum on the future of monarchy in Australia.

2.20. 2002 : Zimbabwe was suspended from the Commonwealth on charges of human rights abuses during land redistribution.

2.21. 2003 : Zimbabwe withdrew its Commonwealth membership.

2.22. 2009 : Fiji was suspended from the Commonwealth following the failure of the interim military government to meet the Commonwealth's deadline to restore democracy after taking power in a bloodless coup.

2.23. 2010 : Julia Gillard, the Australian PM, ruled out any plans to hold a referundum on Australia's ties to the British monarchy.

3. 54 Countries

3.1. Europe

3.1.1. Britain

3.1.2. Cyprus

3.1.3. Malta

3.2. America

3.2.1. Antigua & Barbuda

3.2.2. The Bahamas

3.2.3. Barbados

3.2.4. Belize

3.2.5. Canada

3.2.6. Dominica

3.2.7. Grenada

3.2.8. Guyana

3.2.9. Jamaica

3.2.10. St Kitts & Nevis

3.2.11. St Lucia

3.2.12. St Vincent & The Grenadines

3.2.13. Trinidad & Tobago

3.3. Africa

3.3.1. Botswana

3.3.2. Cameroon

3.3.3. The Gambia

3.3.4. Ghana

3.3.5. Kenya

3.3.6. Lesotho

3.3.7. Malawi

3.3.8. Mauritius

3.3.9. Mozambique

3.3.10. Namibia

3.3.11. Nigeria

3.3.12. Seychelles

3.3.13. Sierra Leone

3.3.14. South Africa

3.3.15. Swaziland

3.3.16. Tanzania

3.3.17. Uganda

3.3.18. Zambia

3.3.19. Zimbabwe

3.4. Asia

3.4.1. Bangladesh

3.4.2. India

3.4.3. Malaysia

3.4.4. Maldives

3.4.5. Pakistan

3.4.6. Singapore

3.4.7. Sri Lanka

3.5. Oceania

3.5.1. Australia

3.5.2. Brunei Darussalam

3.5.3. Fiji

3.5.4. Kiribati

3.5.5. Nauru

3.5.6. New Zealand

3.5.7. Papua New Guinea

3.5.8. Samoa

3.5.9. Solomon Islands

3.5.10. Tonga

3.5.11. Tuvalu

3.5.12. Vanuatu

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