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Britain2[1]

  1. 1. Focusing questions <ul><li>Chapter 1 </li></ul>
  2. 2. How can you geographically identify Great Britain?
  3. 3. <ul><li>Northwest coast of Europe, largest Island. </li></ul>
  4. 4. How can you Politically Identify Great Britain?
  5. 5. <ul><li>The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Governed from London. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Give the Roman names for the four nations.
  7. 7. <ul><li>Britannia = England </li></ul><ul><li>Caledonia = Scotland </li></ul><ul><li>Cambria = Wales </li></ul><ul><li>Hibernia = Ireland </li></ul>
  8. 8. On the street an Englishman shouts to an unknown Welshman : He taffy! Will the Welshman be offended?
  9. 9. <ul><li>- Yes because the nickname is insulting when you don’t know that person. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Three guys are in bar. One is talking his head off. One is careful that he isn’t paying too much. What nations are these two gentlemen from and why?
  11. 11. <ul><li>Talker: Irish </li></ul><ul><li>Careful: Scottish </li></ul><ul><li>These are their stereotype charactaristics. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Ian McAllistar has lived in London all his life. But his family is from Scotland. Who will he support during the Scotland vs England match?
  13. 13. <ul><li>Scotland because his loyalty lies there. </li></ul>
  14. 14. What is the Union Jack?
  15. 15. <ul><li>- A combination of the St George/St Patrick/St Andrew crosses. It’s an identification of the four nations and the flag of the UK. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Explain why a lot of people consider England to be the same as Britain?
  17. 17. <ul><li>England is the most dominant ( and largest of the Nations) </li></ul>
  18. 18. Is John Bull a stereotype?
  19. 19. <ul><li>Yes because he is typical of 18th century Englishmen. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Will Ryan Giggs (Wales) and Wayne Rooney (England) play for the same Football team at a European Championship? What if they were active at the Olympics?
  21. 21. <ul><li>EC= Separate </li></ul><ul><li>Olympics= Same </li></ul>
  22. 22. Thanks for your time 
  23. 23. Chapter 2 page 15 - 19
  24. 24. <ul><li>Which three periods did England have? </li></ul><ul><li>Name them and give the times. </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>The Roman period 43-410 </li></ul><ul><li>The Germanic period 410-1066 </li></ul><ul><li>The medieval period 1066-1485 </li></ul>
  26. 26. Stonehenge <ul><li>When was the Stonehenge build? </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>The Stonehenge was build between 3050 and 2300 BC </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>Who has build it? </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>Druids </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>What was it’s function? </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>The druids used it for ceremonies marking the passing of the seasons and it appears to function as a kind of astronomical clock </li></ul>
  32. 32. <ul><li>What was the story “the burning of the cakes” about? </li></ul>
  33. 33. <ul><li>King Alfred wandered around his country in disguise because of the Viking invasion. On one occasion he stopped at a woman’s house. The woman asked him to watch some cakes that were cooking. Alfred got lost in thought and forgot about the cakes. When the woman returned the cakes were burned. The woman shouted angrily at Alfred and sent him away. She never found out that he was the king. </li></ul>
  34. 34. <ul><li>Why is 14 October 1066 one of the most famous dates in English history? </li></ul>
  35. 35. <ul><li>An invaded army from Normandy defeated the English at the Battle of Hastings. This was the last time that England was successfully invaded. </li></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>Who was Robin Hood and what was he known for? </li></ul>
  37. 37. <ul><li>Robin Hood is a legendary folk hero. The taxes were very high when he lived in England. Robin Hood and his band of 'merry men' stole from the rich and gave it to the poor being hunted by the local sheriff (the royal representative). H e was never captured. </li></ul>
  38. 38. <ul><li>The successful Norman invasion of England in 1066 brought Britain into the mainstream of western European Culture. What was the country that Britain had most links with? </li></ul>
  39. 39. <ul><li>Scandinavia </li></ul>
  40. 40. <ul><li>Where in the British Isles did these links with Scandinavia survive? </li></ul>
  41. 41. <ul><li>The western isles (only until the thirteenth century) and the northern Islands (until the fifteenth century) of Scotland remained under the control of Scandinavian kings. </li></ul>
  42. 42. <ul><li>What was the order of ranks in the feudal system? </li></ul>
  43. 43. <ul><li>King </li></ul><ul><li>Great Nobels/Barons </li></ul><ul><li>Lesser lords (owning a village) </li></ul><ul><li>peasants </li></ul>

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