Straits Settlements become a Crown Colony

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Historical Context Note

The Straits Settlements (now all, except for Singapore, parts of Malaysia), which had been under the rule of the East India Company, now become a British Crown Colony.
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Editors. "Straits Settlements become a Crown Colony". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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