Bandera del reino unido (english)

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Descripción de cómo se creó la bandera del Reino Unido de Gran Bretaña

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Bandera del reino unido (english)

  1. 1. THE FLAG OF THETHE FLAG OF THE UNITED KINGDOMUNITED KINGDOM
  2. 2. This is the flag of the United Kingdom.This is the flag of the United Kingdom. It is commonly known as The Union Jack.It is commonly known as The Union Jack. Do you know where it comes from?Do you know where it comes from?
  3. 3. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland isThe United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is formed by four countries:formed by four countries:  EnglandEngland  ScotlandScotland  Northern IrelandNorthern Ireland  WalesWales
  4. 4. The Union Jack dates from 1801. It consists of the Red CrossThe Union Jack dates from 1801. It consists of the Red Cross of Saint George, patron saint of England, edged in white, ...of Saint George, patron saint of England, edged in white, ...
  5. 5. ... superimposed on the Saltire of Saint Andrew, patron saint... superimposed on the Saltire of Saint Andrew, patron saint of Scotland, ...of Scotland, ...
  6. 6. ... which are superimposed on the Cross of Saint Patrick,... which are superimposed on the Cross of Saint Patrick, patron saint of Ireland.patron saint of Ireland.
  7. 7. Wales, however, is not represented on the Union Flag by itsWales, however, is not represented on the Union Flag by its patron saint, Saint David, or the dragon.patron saint, Saint David, or the dragon.
  8. 8. To know more about the history of the BritishTo know more about the history of the British flag, click here:flag, click here: http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/geography/unionjack.htmlhttp://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/geography/unionjack.html QUESTION:QUESTION: Why wasn’t Wales included on the flag?Why wasn’t Wales included on the flag?
  9. 9. Presentación creada por Margarita Cartujo LosadaMargarita Cartujo Losada
  10. 10. Presentación creada por Margarita Cartujo LosadaMargarita Cartujo Losada

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