World History

Shortly after World War 1, what happened to the colonial empires of the European powers?

(A) Aside from the colonies of the defeated nations, they remained largely intact.
(B) Instability grew at a rapid pace as the colonies refused to fight for the European powers on European soil.
(C) The empires imposed harsher regimes in the colonies to quell demands for representation.
(D) The colonies became disillusioned as their rulers increasingly became unable to defend them and provide basic services.
(E) Unemployment on a massive scale began as colonial troops returned to their home lands looking for work.
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