1.Balaji Viswanathan, History buff.
Answered July 26, 2016
Originally Answered: Would India be better off if it was still under British control?
However, for most colonies there were no such benefits. Look at the progress of America since their war of independence. The 13 colonies were not important in the world scene until late 18th century and had it continued as a colony it would have continued to be non-descxt. However, in the few decades post independence, America grew many times and became an important player to shape world's destiny. Same with Singapore. A