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General Landmarks in British history 1588: Defeat of the Spanish Armada – Britain rules the sea (Royal Navy) and develops its trade (the empire on which the sun never sets...) 1600: East India Company is created to administer colonies and overseas trade 1620: The Puritans fled from religious persecution, sailed with the Mayflower from England to America 1700: Britain became the most important colonial power in Europe 1776: Declaration of Independence makes England lose its colonies in North America 1800: British Empire continued to grow in Asia and Africa 1900-1947: Fall of the Empire 1918: Treaty of Versailles awarded further territories to Britain 1949: "The British Commonwealth" is officially created ● today's aims: promoting human rights and world peace, organising programmes, economy, education and government as central fields, tackle climate change, threats of terrorism, crime and violence Legacies of colonialism ● United Kingdom is a political term referring to England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland Great Britain is the island consisting of Wales, England and Scotland Brexit UK 23rd June 1016: Referendum about Britain's membership in the EU (52 percent in favour of leaving the EU) 31st January 2020: Britain has officially left the EU Arguments for leaving the EU - high costs; UK saves money it has to pay to the EU - EU is trying to impose regulation in policy areas that should...

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be responsibility of national govern- ment (health, education) The United Kingdom still retained fourteen territories Empire caused large migration across the world English language as lingua franca new trade routes religious tensions in Nigeria - EU is a security risk with its open borders - EU is host of millions of immigrants, some of them are hostile and violent - less immigration: less unemployed Britons - VISA restrictions possible for EU migrants ● British identity ● Arguments against leaving the EU - international trade market loss of access & the UK loses its main trading partner - freedom to live, work and travel freely without restrictions in the EU will end - International investors & multinational companies might leave the UK - insecure effects on cultural and social life exports more difficult and expensive Exchange Programmes (ERASMUS) won't work nowadays people prefer to call themselves English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh instead of British British identity consists of them all combined; each country has its own individual identity basic ideas: fair-play in competitive situations, caring attitude, respect and tolerance, dislike of extremism, common sense, belief in the inviolability of the home Multiculturalism and immigration over 9 million people have moved to Great Britain in the last two centuries (many from former colonies - British citizenship) after WW2: massive shortage of workers → immigration from Commonwealth countries end of 20th/begin of 21st century: new countries joined the EU people searched jobs in the UK economy, literature, music and food are influenced by immigrants and multiculturalism opportunities: integration, cultural diversity, learn from each other;tolerance, work done for Britons problems: failed integration, tension among ethnicities, racism, fear of terrorism, segregation The monarchy and the political system ● ● governing the country Prime Minister appoints Cabinet make final decisions about proposed laws appoints Monarch ↓ signs signs bills before becoming law Parliament (debates and votes on bills) House of Commons - about 650 MPs - one for each constituency vote All British people over 18 - make legislation with an elected Parliament - to inherit a public office is undemocratic (not elected but born into the system) - monarchy is accused of entrenching elitism - is expensive (security of them) House of Lords - the Lords Spiritual the Lords Temporal - the Law Lords oldest democracy in the world-wide has never had a written constitution in its history (political system based on many documents) Magna Carta 1215: earls and barons rebelled against the way of reign of the king and made King John sign a document which limits the king's power Bill of Rights 1689: constitutional document which limited the powers of the crown & reinforces the rights of parliament 1928: All women at the age of 21 are allowed to vote - Should Britain abolish the monarchy? Yes - no serious checks on the government because of - Queen and her descendants would not actually use the inheritance No the vast constitutional powers the monarchs play an important part in life (role model/ representative of the nation) - in other countries elitism exits too although they have a democracy - starting a democracy from scratch is very hard - the Monarchy is the oldest form of government in the United Kingdom → tradition shouldn't be abolished that easily - the majority of the British people do not want a democracy (favours to keep the monarchy) economy profits from activities of the monarchs, tourism and foundations - The Sovereign acts as a focus for national identity - gives a sense of stability and continuity

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General Landmarks in British history 1588: Defeat of the Spanish Armada – Britain rules the sea (Royal Navy) and develops its trade (the empire on which the sun never sets...) 1600: East India Company is created to administer colonies and overseas trade 1620: The Puritans fled from religious persecution, sailed with the Mayflower from England to America 1700: Britain became the most important colonial power in Europe 1776: Declaration of Independence makes England lose its colonies in North America 1800: British Empire continued to grow in Asia and Africa 1900-1947: Fall of the Empire 1918: Treaty of Versailles awarded further territories to Britain 1949: "The British Commonwealth" is officially created ● today's aims: promoting human rights and world peace, organising programmes, economy, education and government as central fields, tackle climate change, threats of terrorism, crime and violence Legacies of colonialism ● United Kingdom is a political term referring to England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland Great Britain is the island consisting of Wales, England and Scotland Brexit UK 23rd June 1016: Referendum about Britain's membership in the EU (52 percent in favour of leaving the EU) 31st January 2020: Britain has officially left the EU Arguments for leaving the EU - high costs; UK saves money it has to pay to the EU - EU is trying to impose regulation in policy areas that should...

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be responsibility of national govern- ment (health, education) The United Kingdom still retained fourteen territories Empire caused large migration across the world English language as lingua franca new trade routes religious tensions in Nigeria - EU is a security risk with its open borders - EU is host of millions of immigrants, some of them are hostile and violent - less immigration: less unemployed Britons - VISA restrictions possible for EU migrants ● British identity ● Arguments against leaving the EU - international trade market loss of access & the UK loses its main trading partner - freedom to live, work and travel freely without restrictions in the EU will end - International investors & multinational companies might leave the UK - insecure effects on cultural and social life exports more difficult and expensive Exchange Programmes (ERASMUS) won't work nowadays people prefer to call themselves English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh instead of British British identity consists of them all combined; each country has its own individual identity basic ideas: fair-play in competitive situations, caring attitude, respect and tolerance, dislike of extremism, common sense, belief in the inviolability of the home Multiculturalism and immigration over 9 million people have moved to Great Britain in the last two centuries (many from former colonies - British citizenship) after WW2: massive shortage of workers → immigration from Commonwealth countries end of 20th/begin of 21st century: new countries joined the EU people searched jobs in the UK economy, literature, music and food are influenced by immigrants and multiculturalism opportunities: integration, cultural diversity, learn from each other;tolerance, work done for Britons problems: failed integration, tension among ethnicities, racism, fear of terrorism, segregation The monarchy and the political system ● ● governing the country Prime Minister appoints Cabinet make final decisions about proposed laws appoints Monarch ↓ signs signs bills before becoming law Parliament (debates and votes on bills) House of Commons - about 650 MPs - one for each constituency vote All British people over 18 - make legislation with an elected Parliament - to inherit a public office is undemocratic (not elected but born into the system) - monarchy is accused of entrenching elitism - is expensive (security of them) House of Lords - the Lords Spiritual the Lords Temporal - the Law Lords oldest democracy in the world-wide has never had a written constitution in its history (political system based on many documents) Magna Carta 1215: earls and barons rebelled against the way of reign of the king and made King John sign a document which limits the king's power Bill of Rights 1689: constitutional document which limited the powers of the crown & reinforces the rights of parliament 1928: All women at the age of 21 are allowed to vote - Should Britain abolish the monarchy? Yes - no serious checks on the government because of - Queen and her descendants would not actually use the inheritance No the vast constitutional powers the monarchs play an important part in life (role model/ representative of the nation) - in other countries elitism exits too although they have a democracy - starting a democracy from scratch is very hard - the Monarchy is the oldest form of government in the United Kingdom → tradition shouldn't be abolished that easily - the majority of the British people do not want a democracy (favours to keep the monarchy) economy profits from activities of the monarchs, tourism and foundations - The Sovereign acts as a focus for national identity - gives a sense of stability and continuity