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  1. 1. Take a Tour England By: Brittany Phanco
  2. 3. Where Do You Want To Go? Geography Geography 2 Geography 3 Government Government 2 Economy Money Current Issues Bibliography Bibliography 2 Pictures End Slide Show Natural Disasters People Population History Government 3 People 2 Pictures 2 History of England’s Flag Sports Sports 2 Fun Facts Alphabet Holidays
  3. 4. Geography <ul><li>Climate-is very changeable and unpredictable </li></ul><ul><li>Summers are warm and hardly reach 90 degrees F </li></ul><ul><li>Winters are cold and don’t drop below 32 degrees F </li></ul><ul><li>Temperatures are milder than those on the continent </li></ul><ul><li>January and February are the coldest months and July is the warmest month </li></ul>Back
  4. 5. Geography 2 <ul><li>England shares its borders with Scotland to the North and Whales to the West </li></ul><ul><li>The Irish Sea is to the North-West and the Celtic Sea is to the South-West </li></ul><ul><li>The North Sea is to the East with the English Channel to the South </li></ul>Back
  5. 6. Geography 3 <ul><li>England’s terrain comprises low hills and plains </li></ul><ul><li>Pennines, also known as the “backbone of England” </li></ul><ul><li>It is the largest mountain range in the country </li></ul><ul><li>The total length of Pennines is 400 kilometers (250 miles) </li></ul>Back
  6. 7. Geography 4 <ul><li>The Pennines are mostly made of limestone and sandstone </li></ul><ul><li>They contain 3 national parks, the Yorkshire Dales, Northumberland, and the Peak District </li></ul><ul><li>Scafell Pike is the highest point in England, it is 987 metres (meters) high </li></ul><ul><li>Scafell is in Cumbria </li></ul>
  7. 8. People <ul><li>Ethnicity-British, Irish, Indian, Pakistani, Bangladesh, Caribbean, African, Chinese, Mixed, other South Asian </li></ul><ul><li>Language-70% speak English </li></ul><ul><li>The use of the word “English” to describe Britons from ethnic minorities in England is complicated by the most non-white people in England, identifying as British citizens </li></ul>Back
  8. 9. <ul><li>Religion-Christian- 71.75%, Muslim- 2.97%, Hindu- 1.06%, Sikh- 0.63%, </li></ul><ul><li>Jewish- 0.5%, other- 0.29%, Buddhist- 0.28%, No religion- 14.81%, Not stated- 7.71% </li></ul><ul><li>Average death rate/life range- Females- 81.14 years and males- 76.92 years </li></ul>People 2
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  10. 11. Population <ul><li>It is 51,456,400, rounded to 51million </li></ul><ul><li>England is the 25th largest country in the world </li></ul><ul><li>England is also the 4th largest country in the European Union </li></ul>
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  12. 13. Government <ul><li>There has not been a government since 1707, when the Acts of England 1707 </li></ul><ul><li>England and Scotland joined together to form the Kingdom of Great Britain </li></ul><ul><li>Today, England is governed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom </li></ul>Back
  13. 14. Government 2 <ul><li>The Kingdom of England ceased to exist as a sovereign state as it merged with the Kingdom of Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain </li></ul><ul><li>England has the English legal law system, it is the foundation of many legal systems throughout Anglosphere </li></ul><ul><li>It is made by judges sitting in courts </li></ul>Back
  14. 15. Government 3 <ul><li>England has the English legal law system, it is the foundation of many legal systems throughout Anglosphere </li></ul><ul><li>It is made by judges sitting in courts </li></ul><ul><li>England’s government is called a Parliamentary Monarchy </li></ul>Back
  15. 16. Economy <ul><li>England’s economy is one of the largest in the world, with the average GDP per capita of £22,907 </li></ul><ul><li>It is the largest part of the UK economy </li></ul><ul><li>England is a leader in the chemical and pharmaceutical sectors and in key technical industries, particularly aerospace, the arms industry, and the manufacturing side of the software industry </li></ul>Back
  16. 17. Money <ul><li>Money is called pence or pound, “p” </li></ul><ul><li>Euros are used in the south of England </li></ul><ul><li>In England, a dollar in the Us would be £0.6700 in England </li></ul><ul><li>$50 in the Us would equal to £ 33.5000 there </li></ul><ul><li>$1000 in the Us would equal to £ 670.0000 there </li></ul>Back
  17. 18. Current Issues <ul><li>Prince William is going to announce soon his engagement to his long time girlfriend, Kate Middleton </li></ul><ul><li>UK Defence (Defense) and technology laboratory (DSTL), Dr. Steven Mitchell, head of DSTL headquarters in Porton </li></ul><ul><li>Down in Wiltshire said to next have generation of paint that could be engineered to absorb chemical warfare agents </li></ul>Back
  18. 19. Natural Disasters <ul><li>1665- more than 100,000 people died from the plague </li></ul><ul><li>The plague hit London badly </li></ul><ul><li>1931- Dogger Bank earthquake </li></ul><ul><li>Earthquake was 6.1 on Richter Scale </li></ul>Back
  19. 20. History <ul><li>England takes it’s name from the Angles, one of the Germanic tribes who settled during the 5 th and 6 th centuries </li></ul><ul><li>England became a unified state in AD 927 </li></ul><ul><li>The Industrial Revolution began in 18 th century England </li></ul><ul><li>During the Age of Discovery in the 15 th century, England has had a significant cultural and legal impact on the wider world </li></ul>Back
  20. 21. Sports <ul><li>Cricket is England’s national sport </li></ul><ul><li>Football (soccer) is the most popular sport in England and has been played for hundreds of years </li></ul><ul><li>There are also sports like Rugby, Tennis, Netball, Basketball, Golf, Horse Racing, Polo, and Table Tennis (Ping Pong) </li></ul>Back
  21. 22. Sports 2 <ul><li>Badminton, University Boat Racing, Fishing (Angling), Bowls, Boxing, Swimming, Martial Arts, Darts, and Boxing Day Hunts </li></ul><ul><li>In Boxing Day Hunts are traditionally a fox hunting day. </li></ul><ul><li>Huntsmen ride horses and take dogs to track the scent of foxes. </li></ul>Back
  22. 23. Alphabet Back
  23. 24. Holidays <ul><li>New Years Day-January 1 st </li></ul><ul><li>Good Friday-April 2 nd , 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Easter Monday-April 5 th , 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>May Day-May 3 rd , 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Spring Bank Holiday-May 31 st , 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Summer Bank Holiday-August 30 th , 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Christmas Day-December 27 th , 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Boxing Day-December 28 th , 2010 </li></ul>Back
  24. 25. Bibliography <ul><li>http:// www.iexplore.com/world_travel/England/Climate </li></ul><ul><li>http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demography_of_England </li></ul><ul><li>http:// across.com.nz/WorldsWorstDisasters.html </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.eupedia.com/england/famous_people.shtml </li></ul>Back
  25. 26. Bibliography 2 <ul><li>http:// www.justuk.org/uk/costs/currency.asp </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.adufn.com/forex </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1931_Dogger_Bank_earthquake </li></ul><ul><li>http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Isaac_Newton#Life </li></ul>Back
  26. 27. Pictures Back
  27. 28. Pictures 2