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Facts of importance relative to the present state of Great Britain

David Wakefield

Facts of importance relative to the present state of Great Britain

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Published by printed for F. and C. Rivington; and J. Wright; by Bye and Law in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 841, no. 1.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],42p.
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17059756M

- England and Scotland are united as one country called Great Britain. - The Seven Year's War begins. s - The Industrial Revolution begins in England. - The American colonies declare their independence from Britain. - The British and Irish parliaments are joined by the Act of Union to create the United Kingdom. The province of Britannia has been established by Romans in AD 43, we also know the same named province in France which is directly related to each other. The name of Great Britain or "Grande Bretagne" literally reflects the whole country in contrast to Britannia as only the part of Great Britain named by Romans as well. Flags and Symbols. Great Britain is the largest island in Europe. It contains England, Scotland, and Wales. Together with Northern Ireland, they make up the country of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Sometimes the term Great Britain is used to refer to the whole United Kingdom. Great Britain is located off the northwestern coast of.


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