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The United Kingdom
KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY
KNOW YOUR WORLD
A PROGRAM OF GLOBAL TIES
AKRON
Explore United Kingdom Know Your World ppt
Explore United Kingdom Know Your World ppt
United Kingdom Facts and Figures
Full Name: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Population: 67,530,172 (2019)
Capital: London, England
Largest city: London, England
Major language: English
Major religion: Christianity
Life expectancy: Male: 78.26 years, Female: 82.69 years
Monetary unit: pound sterling
GPD per capita: £27207.42 ($41,787.47)
Significant Events
The history of the UK is a long and exciting one filled with wars, kings, legends,
and a hearty national spirit; here are a few significant events:
• Clans of Celts inhabited what would become the UK in prehistoric times
• A.D. 43: Emperor Claudius invades Britain
• 1215: Signing of the Magna Carta
• 1337: Britain enters the Hundred Years War fighting France
• 1588: Queen Elizabeth I’s fleet defeats the Spanish Armada
• 1642-1649: Civil War erupts between supporters of the monarchy and
supporters of the parliament
• 1801: Ireland is made part of the UK
• 1837: Queen Victoria ascends to the throne
• 1939: The British Empire declares war on Germany (WWII)
• 1953: Elizabeth II is crowned queen
British Landmarks
Snowdonia Edinburgh Castle
Stonehenge The Tower of London

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Explore United Kingdom Know Your World ppt

  • 1. The United Kingdom KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY KNOW YOUR WORLD A PROGRAM OF GLOBAL TIES AKRON
  • 4. United Kingdom Facts and Figures Full Name: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Population: 67,530,172 (2019) Capital: London, England Largest city: London, England Major language: English Major religion: Christianity Life expectancy: Male: 78.26 years, Female: 82.69 years Monetary unit: pound sterling GPD per capita: £27207.42 ($41,787.47)
  • 5. Significant Events The history of the UK is a long and exciting one filled with wars, kings, legends, and a hearty national spirit; here are a few significant events: • Clans of Celts inhabited what would become the UK in prehistoric times • A.D. 43: Emperor Claudius invades Britain • 1215: Signing of the Magna Carta • 1337: Britain enters the Hundred Years War fighting France • 1588: Queen Elizabeth I’s fleet defeats the Spanish Armada • 1642-1649: Civil War erupts between supporters of the monarchy and supporters of the parliament • 1801: Ireland is made part of the UK • 1837: Queen Victoria ascends to the throne • 1939: The British Empire declares war on Germany (WWII) • 1953: Elizabeth II is crowned queen
  • 6. British Landmarks Snowdonia Edinburgh Castle Stonehenge The Tower of London
  • 7. Language Here is an assortment of British slang terms or words that differ in American and British English • Mate: “pal” or “dude” • Gobsmacked: to be shocked or surprised • Fortnight: a term for two weeks (fourteen nights) • Rubbish: literal garbage or used to express disbelief (i.e. “That’s rubbish!”) • Lift: elevator • Boot: Americans would call this the trunk of a car • Biscuit: Americans would call this a cookie • Chips: Americans would call these French fries • Crisps: Americans would call these potato chips • Telly: television • Mobile phone: cell phone • Cheerio!: Goodbye!
  • 8. Government and Structure • The United Kingdom is a Constitutional Monarchy and Commonwealth Realm • The Queen reigns, but most of the governmental power lies with Parliament and the Prime Minister. • The Parliament is composed of the House of Lords and the House of Commons. • Each nation within the United Kingdom has its own parliament, so there are Welsh, Northern Irish, and Scottish parliaments as well • In 2014, Scotland voted on a referendum that could have given them independence from the UK, but they decided not to leave the union.
  • 9. England Capital: London Famous sites: Oxford University Cambridge University Buckingham Palace Greenwich Royal Observatory White Cliffs of Dover Stonehenge
  • 10. Wales Capital: Cardiff Language: Welsh (Cymraeg) Famous sites: Mount Snowdon Caernarfon Castle Wales Millennium Centre Conwy Castle
  • 11. Northern Ireland Capital: Belfast Famous sites: Grand Opera House Belfast Botanical Gardens Ulster Museum Carrickfergus Castle
  • 12. Scotland Capital: Edinburgh Famous sites: Edinburgh Castle Loch Ness St Andrews Golf Course University of St Andrews Arthur’s Seat Eilean Donan
  • 13. Currents Issues and Events • Scottish Independence • Immigration • Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 60th anniversary on the throne in 2012 • Questions of European Union membership
  • 14. British Economy Main Exports: • Precious gems and metals • Machinery • Oil and fuels • Vehicles • Pharmaceuticals • Electronics • Medical equipment • Air and space craft • Chemicals • Plastics
  • 15. Daily Life For a student: For and adult:
  • 17. Holidays and Festivals • St. David’s Day: March 1 Wales’ national holiday • St. George’s Day: April 23 England’s national holiday • May Day: May 1 celebration of coming summer with dancing and music • Guy Fawkes Night (Bonfire Night): on November 5 Britons burn effigies or models of Guy Fawkes who tried to blow up the British parliament in 1605 • St. Andrews’ Day: November 30 Scotland’s national holiday • Boxing Day: December 26 continuation of the celebration of Christmas
  • 18. Sports Most popular sport: Football (soccer) Traditional sports: Tennis Golf Rugby Cricket Polo
  • 19. Food • Yorkshire pudding • Fish and Chips • English Breakfast (eggs, bacon, sausage, toast, mushrooms, baked beans, and tomato) • Baked Beans on Toast • Shepherd’s Pie • Chicken Tikka Masala • Scones • Chelsea Bun • Plum Pudding • Eton Mess • Tea (Of course)
  • 20. Sources and Links • https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/uk.html • http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/questions/britain/uk.htm • https://www.gov.uk/government/how-government-works • http://www.uk.filo.pl/uk_main_historical_events.htm