Study Cards on ireland, scotland, england
Of Which countries does the UK consist and when was it established?
It consists of:
It was established in 1800. From 1922 most of Ireland became a seperate state, thus only Northern Ireland now belongs to The UK
What cultures and languages were dominant in the old days?
Celtic culture in Ireland, Wales and Highland Scotland and Celtic language. Germanic Culture and dialect in England and Lowland Scotland.
Who was John Bull?
A typical eighteenth century country gentle man who personifies Englishness and English virtues. (He can be compared to Uncle Sam in the USA)
Which symbols identify the four nations?
St George's cross for England; Dragon of Cadwallader for Wales; St Andrew's Cross for Scotland and St Patric's Cross for Ireland.
What are the Roman names for Scotland, Wales and Ireland?
Caledonia, Cambria and Hibernia
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