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ENGLAND

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Transcript of ENGLAND

England
ENGLAND
Sites and Places In England
Sports
Interview
Famous Writers
History
Works Cited
http://www.livescience.com/
http://www.visitbritianshop.com
http://www.cnn.com/
http://primaryfacts.com/
http://www.artofmanliness.com/
https://www.youtube.com/
http://www.projectbria=tain.com
http:/www.oxford-royale.co.uk/articles/guide-britains-famous-writers-history.html
http:/www.biography.com/people/william-shakespeare-9480323
http:/www.biography.com/people/jane-austen-9192819
http:/www.biography.com/people/jk-rowling-40998
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/country_profiles/1038820.stm
Big Ben
Hadrian's Wall
Tower of London
Stonehenge
Buckingham Palace
History
Places
Cuisine
Sports
Fashion
Interview
Writers
Works Cited
built around 4000-5000 years ago

Two types of stones: Sarsens and "Bluestones"

Both stones were located several miles away

Makes you wonder...
Consturction Started September 1843
Finished in 1859
May 31, 1859, the clock begins
In July, the chimes chimed
Clock dials were unlit from 1939
to 1945
Streches about 73 miles from the west to east coast

The wall was built between 122 and 128 A.D.

British Monarch's Administrative HQ since 1837
Queen Victoria was the first british monarch to live here
240 bedrooms and almost 80 bathrooms, with other misc. rooms
During WWII, the palace was bombed, and one bomb almost landed on the queen and king
Originally built as a royal palace and defense system

The tower has been designated as a world heritage site

Legend: 'If the ravens leave the tower, the kingdom will fall...'
Rugby
Football
(Soccer)
Cricket
William Shakespeare
Occupation: Poet,Playwriter
Birth Date: c.April 23,1564
Death Date: April 23, 1616
Education: King's New School
Place of Birth/Death: Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Popular Works: Romeo & Juliet, Hamlet,Macbeth
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Jane Austen
Occupation: Writer
Birth Date: December 16, 1775
Death Date: July 18, 1817
Place of Birth: Steventon, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
Place of Death: Winchester, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
Popular Works: Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
J.K. Rowling
Occupation: Author
Birth Date: July 31, 1965
Education: St. Michael's Primary School in Winterbourne, Wyedean School and College, University of Exeter
Place of Birth: Yate, England, United Kingdom
Popular Works: Harry Potter series
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Roman Britain (55 BC-410 AD)
43 AD
: Britain becomes part of the Roman Empire

50
: London was founded

401-410
:Romans withdraw Britain
Anglo-Saxon Britain
(5th Century)
450
: Britain is divided into the Seven Kingdoms
Viking Britain
(793-1055)
886
: England is divided

939
: Athelstan,first king of all England, dies

1055
: Westminster Abbey is completed

Norman Britain
(Middle Ages)
1078
: Work starts on The Tower of London (272 years)
1096
: Oxford University is founded
1207
: King John founds Liverpool
1477
: William Caxton publishes the first printed book in England
Tudor Dynasty
(1485-1603)
1509
: Henry VIII becomes King of England
1534
: Henry VIII formed the Church of England separating England from the Roman Catholic Church
1536
: Eleven days after the execution of his second wife, Henry VIII marries Jane Seymour
1588
: English defeats the Spanish Armada at the Battle of Gravelines
Stuart Britain
(1603-1714)
1603
: James VI of Scotland crowned James I of England uniting the two kingdoms
1606
: The Union Flag adopted as the National Flag
1624-1630
: War with Spain
1626-1629
: War with France
1652
: Tea arrived in Britain
1685
: Charles II dies, James II take throne
1689: William II and his wife Mary II proclaimed king and queen
Stuart Britain cont.

1664-1665
: The Great Plague of London

1666
: Great Fire of London

1694
: Bank of England established

1707
: England and Scotland officially become one country- Great Britain

Georgian Britain
(1714-1834)
1756-1763
: The Seven Year War begins with France
1780
: Gordon riots break out in prtest against the Catholic Relief Act
1829
: Robert Peel set up the Metropolitan Police force
1834
: The Poor Law set up workhouses
Victorian Britain
(1837-1901)
1837
: Victoria becomes Queen
1838
: London-Birmingham line open
1856
: Britain defeats Russia in the Crimean War
1863
: London Underground opens
1870
: Education Act
1901: Queen Victoria dies (81 years old)
Twentieth Century Britain
1908
: Olympic Games open in London
1914-1918
: First World War
1918-1919
: 'Spanish flu' epidemic
1928
:the first 'talkie' is shown
1952
: Elizabeth II succeeds her father,George VI
1984
: Tim Berners Lee invents the World Wide Web
2005
: Four suicide bombers kill 52 people in London

Twentieth Century cont.
2011
: Prince William and Kate Middleton marry and receive the titles of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge


Aunt, Uncle, three children

Spent over three years living in England

U.S. Air Force Base
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