Dominica was formerly a
presidency of the Leeward Islands. In 1940 it became a separate
colony. Dominica joined the West Indies Federation in 1958. In 1968 it
became an associate state of Britain, and in 1978 it became an
Dependencies of the
Falkland Islands are South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands.
Previous dependencies, South Shetland Islands, South Orneys and Graham
Land became the colony of British Antarctic Territory in 1962.