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Questions about British history and colonialism

I guess the most surprising discovery was how long Gandhi remained loyal to the ideal of the British Empire, even in India. Arthur L. Herman Remember that politics, colonialism, imperialism and war also originate in the human brain. Vilayanur S. Ramachandran It is not polite for a Russian to interfere in British politics. Alexander Lebedev QUESTIONS ABOUT BRITISH HISTORY AND COLONIALISM 1) Do you remember what important event happened in 1066? The Battle of Hastings. … Continue reading

British history milestones synthesis

The British are coming. One if by land, two if by sea. Paul Revere The British nation is unique in this respect. They are the only people who like to be told how bad things are, who like to be told the worst. Winston Churchill British History Through Twenty Centuries of Difficult Relationships The Romans were the first invaders of Britain after the Celts conquered it about 700 BC. The first Roman soldier who set … Continue reading

Questions test about London

QUESTIONS ABOUT LONDON 1) When and why did the Romans found London? London was founded as a communication center by the Romans shortly after they invaded Britain in 43 AD. The name of London probably come from the Celtic “Llyn Din” that means “Hill by the pool”, which the Romans turned into Londinium, as it was called then, was a little village on the Thames, on the route to the provincial capital in eastern England. … Continue reading

Questions about the United Kingdom

1) What countries make up the island of Great Britain? England is only one of the three countries which make up the island of Great Britain, the other two being Scotland and Wales. 2) What do you mean by the United Kingdom? The union of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, or Ulster, constitutes the United Kingdom. In general, however, the similarities between the English, the Scots, the Welsh and the Irish are nowadays more numerous … Continue reading