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British Life and Culture in the UK - Woodlands Junior School

British Life and Culture in the UK - Woodlands Junior School
British customs and traditions are famous all over the world. Our British Life and Culture website will tell you some of the fascinating facts and information about our beautiful country, in a way that is easy to read and to understand. When people think of Britain they often think of people drinking tea, eating fish and chips and wearing bowler hats, but there is more to Britain than just those things. We have over 30,000 pages on Britain, so you are sure to find what you are looking for right here! Question asked by our Visitors |Easter | Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day) |

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Learning about War: Using BBC Video to Teach the Second World War The Second World War dominates the landscape of the twentieth century. Just over two decades after the ‘war to end all wars’, Europe was again plunged into turmoil following the German invasion of Poland. What followed was one of the most destructive wars in history. Learning about war is key to understanding the events of the twentieth century, which irrevocably changed the future as well as the map of Europe. Video can give substance to these world-altering events and gives students a real sense of what it must have been like to experience them first-hand.

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Montgomery Bus Boycott: A Victory for Civil Rights – Speakeasy News Sixty years ago, on 20 December, 1956, Martin Luther King and his fellow campaigners won a first victory in the long battle for African-American civil rights. The Montgomery Bus Boycott, which had begun when Rosa Parks famously refused to move to the back of the bus, finally ended after 381 days, when the Supreme Court ruled bus segregation illegal. But Rosa Parks wasn’t the first African American woman to refuse to give up her seat in a Montgomery bus. Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on 1 December, 1955. In the previous year, four other women had refused to move seats.

About Places in VOA Special English There are 96 fifteen-minute programs and 11 shorter ones. That is about 22 hours of listening. Buildings and Other Man-Made Things Symbols of the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man This is a list of the symbols of the United Kingdom, its constituent countries (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland), and the British Crown dependencies (the Channel Islands and Isle of Man). Each separate entry has its own set of unique symbols. Symbols of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland[edit] Cultural Symbols of Britain[edit]

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