History

Question

Which European country gained control of the Suez Canal, even though it did not finance or participate in its construction? A. Netherlands B. Belgium C. Germany D. Great Britain

1 Answer

  • D. Great Britain.

    Source: My World History Textbook 
    "Great Britain, which long opposed construction of the canal for fear that it might fall into enemy hands, benefited more than any other nation... Instead of making Egypt powerful and independent, the Suez Canal provided the excuse for a British invasion and occupation of that country."
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