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1_Study Guide

Week I Study Guide

    Covered the difference between the following geographical and political terms:

Britain

    ; Traditionally Britain only referred to the area of England and Wales.

    ; However

    ; It is also a loose term that commonly refers to Great Britain or the UK.

Great Britain

    ; The island that contains all of the countries in the United Kingdom, except Northern

    Ireland.

England

    ; A country on the island of Great Britain that is a member of the United Kingdom.

United Kingdom (UK)

    ; The United Kingdom is comprised of four countries: England, Scotland, Wales, and

    Northern Ireland.

British Isles

    ; A term used to describe the islands of Great Britain and Ireland and thousands of smaller

    islands in the surrounding area.

British Commonwealth (Commonwealth of Nations)

    ; Fifty-four countries that were once part of the British Empire.

    ; Governments work together towards shared goals and laws.

*Students are expected to be able to define the different terms and be able to locate them on a

map.

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