The British Isles
Deadline 9/14, 320 points
The United Kingdom shown on a world map,
What is the physical geography of the United Kingdom and Ireland?
What are the essential similarities and differences in the political system of the United Kingdom and the United States?
The flag of the United Kingdom
The Scottish Royal Coat of Arms
For many years, the United Kingdom was one of the world's most powerful nations. The nation's influence was built on trade, and naval power. Since WWI and WWII the nation's power has declined and most of its empire has gained various levels of independence. Still, it continues to be a very powerful force in the world. The United Kingdom and the United States remain closest military and political allies in the world, and they share culture, language, and world interests.
For this packet we will explore some of the geography and politicis and cultural features of the United Kingdom.
The purpose of this packet is develop student familiarity with the United Kingdom's geography and recent history.
Follow the directions on the parts of the printed packet you will receive. Please read them carefully, and submit all your work together on the due date.
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In class work
Click here to access the notes that accompanied the PowerPoint about English history.
Click here to view the PowerPoint about a brief view of English history.