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Great Britain Brandon

  1. 1. Great Britain By: Stephanie Sandler Grace Kenyon, Brandon Ferrell, Ryan Ballard, and Brett Steere
  2. 2. Prime Minister <ul><li>James Gordon Brown </li></ul><ul><li>Strong supporter of the Labour Party </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible for the House of Commons </li></ul><ul><li>Member of the Parliament since ‘83 </li></ul><ul><li>Prime minister since ‘07 </li></ul><ul><li>General election will be held this year </li></ul>
  3. 3. Family <ul><li>Married at age 49 to Sarah Macauley </li></ul><ul><li>Daughter Jennifer Jane died of brain hemmorage </li></ul><ul><li>Jennifer Jane Brown Research Trust established for research into the prevention of neonatal deaths </li></ul><ul><li>Sons James, 4 and John, 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Both parents dead </li></ul>
  4. 4. National Capital & Historic Significance <ul><li>United Kingdom’s capital is London </li></ul><ul><li>London history is a long and colorful one. Its ancient roots, kings, and conquest played a big role in the past. London is a city of character, courage and a sense of change. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Political History <ul><li>Existed as a unified entity since the 10 th century </li></ul><ul><li>Begun initially under William the Conqueror (1029-1087) </li></ul><ul><li>Northern Ireland had own Parliament and prime minister from 1921 to 1973 </li></ul><ul><li>Reached height of expansion around 1837-1901 under Queen Elizabeth Victoria </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Around one-fifth to one-quarter of the world in area and population </li></ul></ul>

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