Week I Study Guide
Covered the difference between the following geographical and political terms:
; Traditionally Britain only referred to the area of England and Wales.
; It is also a loose term that commonly refers to Great Britain or the UK.
; The island that contains all of the countries in the United Kingdom, except Northern
; 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
; 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