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Acosta dante England? Britain? What?

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A slideshow about the geographical and political situation of the UK and the Bitish Islands

A slideshow about the geographical and political situation of the UK and the Bitish Islands


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  • 1. British Isles • Includes: – Ireland – Great Britian – Isle of Man – Channel Islands
  • 2. Great Britain • Includes: – England, – Wales, – Scotland. • Contrasts to current Brittany (France) – Many British Celts settled down there when escaping from the Anglo- Saxons invaders (5th C.)
  • 3. Scotland • Northern part • Includes: – Hundreds of small islands: • Hebrides • Shetland • Orkney
  • 4. England • South-eastern • Includes: – Isle of Wight – Isles of Scilly
  • 5. Wales • South-Western part • Borders: – NORTH: Irish Sea – SOUTH: Bristol Channel – EAST: England – West: St. George’s Channel
  • 6. Ireland • Two Countries – The Republic of Ireland – Northern Ireland
  • 7. Isle of Man • A British Crown dependency • Has its own Parliament • UK: responsible for – Defence – External relations
  • 8. Channel Islands • A British Crown dependency • An outcrop of the French mainland
  • 9. The United Kingdom (UK) • Includes – England – Wales – Scotland – Northern Ireland
  • 10. Republic of Ireland • Irish Free State (before 1937) • Republic of Ireland (after the adoption of the Constitution- 1937)
  • 11. British Islands • ≠ British Isles • Includes: – The UK – The Crown Dependencies • Channel Islands – Jersey – Guemsey • Isle of Man
  • 12. • Slide 1 (Satellite image in background): Accessed April/7/2013 through: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Satellite_image_of_Great _Britain_and_Northern_Ireland_in_April_2002.jpg• Slides 2 – 9 (territories in red): Accessed April/7/2013 through: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terminology_of_the_British_Isles• Slide 10 (map in background): Accessed April/7/2013 through: http://mrworldwideblog.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/division- politica-de-las-islas-britanicas.jpg• Slides 11-13 (territories in red): Accessed April/7/2013 through: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terminology_of_the_British_Isles