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  1. REDIRECT History of the United Kingdom/Definition [e]
  • British Empire [r]: The worldwide domain controlled by Britain from its origins about 1600 [e]
  • British Isles [r]: Group of islands off the northwest coast of Europe comprising Great Britain, Ireland, and adjacent smaller islands. [e]
  • Caratacus [r]: British king who resisted the Romans in the first century AD. [e]
  • Cardiff [r]: (population 320,000) The capital of Wales. [e]
  • Charleston, South Carolina [r]: Oldest major city in the Southeast United States of America. Today a major tourist center, featuring historic architecture, and with a large U.S. Navy presence. [e]
  • Claudia Rufina [r]: British woman living in Rome in the late first century, mentioned in Martial's Epigrams. [e]
  • Colonial America [r]: The eastern United States and parts of Canada from the time of European settlement to the time of the American Revolution. [e]
  • Common Sense (Thomas Paine) [r]: A pamphlet written by Thomas Paine during the American Revolution, originally published on January 10, 1776 in Philadelphia. [e]
  • Conall Cernach [r]: A hero of the Ulaid in the Ulster Cycle of Irish mythology. [e]
  • Cormac mac Airt [r]: Legendary prehistoric Irish king famed for his just judgements, counted as an ancestor of many medieval dynasties. [e]
  • Cornwall [r]: County in the extreme southwest of England. [e]
  • Cunobelinus [r]: British king of the early 1st century AD. [e]
  • Easter Rising [r]: A revolt against the Anglo-Irish union, starting on Easter Monday, 1916 [e]
  • Ebrahim Baronets [r]: Four baronets with this title: (21st October 1840 - 26 September 1924) Sir Currimbhoy Ebrahim, 1st baronet, (11 September 1867 - 26 September 1924) Sir Mahomedbhoy Currimbhoy Ebrahim, 2nd baronet, (13 April 1903 - 4 March 1952) Sir Huseinlali Currimbhoy Ebrahim, 3rd baronet, and (b. 24 June 1935) Sir Mahomed Currimbhoy Ebrahim, 4th baronet. [e]
  • Edinburgh [r]: The capital of Scotland. [e]
  • Elinor Smith [r]: (1911) a pioneering American aviatrix, once known as "The Flying Flapper of Freeport". She was the first woman test pilot for both Fairchild and Bellanca. [e]
  • England [r]: The largest and southernmost country in the United Kingdom, and location of the largest city and seat of government, London; population about 51,000,000. [e]
  • Fahrenheit and Rankine temperatures [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Federalist Party [r]: An American political party during the First Party System, in the period 1791 to 1816, with remnants lasting into the 1820s. [e]
  • Geoffrey of Monmouth [r]: Welsh medieval author of the largely legendary History of the Kings of Britain. [e]
  • George I (Britain) [r]: First Hanoverian king (1714-27) of Great Britain and Ireland, and elector of Hanover, a German state. [e]
  • George II (Britain) [r]: (1683-1760) The second Hanoverian king of Great Britain, reigning 1727-1760; son of George I. [e]
  • George III [r]: King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760-1820, between George II and George IV. [e]
  • George IV [r]: King of Great Britain and Ireland, 1820-1830, following George III and succeeded by William IV. [e]
  • George Read (senator) [r]: (1733 - 1798) American lawyer and politician from Delaware; a representative to the Continental Congress, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and a delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Convention of 1787. [e]
  • Glasgow [r]: The largest city in Scotland, located on the River Clyde and a great shipbuilding centre during the Industrial Revolution; population about 581,000. [e]
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia [r]: Largest urban community in Atlantic Canada, whose residents are known as Haligonians. [e]
  • History of the kilt [r]: Chronology of the development and history of the kilt. [e]
  • Holland [r]: The western part of the Netherlands bordering the North Sea, divided into the provinces Noord Holland and Zuid Holland. [e]
  • Insurgency [r]: A wide range of political and military actions intended to change a government, through means considered illegal by that government. [e]
  • Irish Sea [r]: Sea separating the islands of Ireland and Britain, connected to the Atlantic Ocean in the south by St George's Channel, and in the north by the North Channel. [e]
  • James Cook [r]: (1728-1779) a British explorer and navigator. [e]
  • James K. Polk [r]: (1795–1849) Eleventh President of the U.S.A. [e]
  • John Cook [r]: (1730 - October 27,1789) An American farmer and politician from Smyrna, in Kent County, Delaware who served in the Delaware General Assembly and as President of Delaware. [e]
  • John Dickinson [r]: (November 8, 1732 – February 14, 1808) American lawyer and politician who was a militia officer during the American Revolution, a representative to the Continental Congress, and a delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Convention of 1787. [e]
  • John Franklin [r]: (April 15, 1786 - June 11, 1847) British sea captain and Arctic explorer. [e]
  • Julius Caesar [r]: Roman general and politician who conquered Gaul, won a civil war, and was assassinated in 44BC. [e]
  • Lacrosse [r]: Outdoor team sport for ten players (men) or twelve players (women), each of whom uses a netted stick (the crosse) in order to pass and catch a hard rubber ball with the aim of scoring goals by propelling the ball into the opposition goal. [e]
  • London [r]: Capital city of the United Kingdom (pop. 7,556,900). [e]
  • Mexican Revolution [r]: A civil war in Mexico from 1910 to 1920, producing the Mexican Constitution of 1917, costing Mexico 2.1 million lives, and the long rule of the Institutional Revolutionary Party [e]
  • New Brunswick, Canada [r]: a Maritime province on the east coast of Canada. [e]
  • Northwest Passage [r]: Water route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans north of the North American mainland. [e]
  • Quebec Act [r]: A 1774 Act of the British Parliament setting out procedures of governance in the Province of Quebec. [e]
  • Sami Mohy El Din Muhammed Al Hajj [r]: A Sudanese journalist for the Al Jazeera news agency, held at Guantanamo Bay detention camp for suspicion of acting as a terrorist courier; released in 2008 [e]
  • Scotland [r]: A country that forms the northernmost part of the United Kingdom; population about 5,200,000. [e]
  • Scottish Parliament [r]: Legislative body of Scotland, having authority over many aspects of Scottish political life including Health and Education; re-created by the Act of Devolution 1997. [e]
  • South Carolina [r]: A State in the South-eastern USA. [e]
  • The Troubles (Ireland) [r]: A period of violent political conflict concerning Northern Ireland, largely within that region. [e]
  • Thirteen Colonies [r]: The historical region ranging from the present-day Canadian province of Quebec to the present-day state of Georgia which comprised the thirteen British colonies in North America. [e]
  • Tiberius Claudius Cogidubnus [r]: British king of the first century AD, loyal to Rome. [e]
  • Treaty of Union (1707) [r]: The Treaty of Union, which led to the Acts of Union, refers to the joint actions of the parliaments of England and Scotland in 1707 which united the two previously independent countries to form the Kingdom of Great Britain. [e]
  • Treaty providing for the renunciation of war as an instrument of national policy [r]: (Kellogg-Briand Pact) An international agreement, first signed in 1928 and eventually agreed-to by a large number of the world's nations at the time, which rejected the use of war to settle disputes; it had no notable effect on world events [e]
  • Ugly law [r]: A class of local ordinance enacted in a number of U.S. communities beginning in the mid 19th century making it an offence for deformed persons, typically beggars, to appear in public. [e]
  • United Kingdom [r]: Constitutional monarchy which includes England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. [e]
  • Wales [r]: A country of the United Kingdom that historically was considered a principality; population about 3,000,000. [e]
  • Western Sahara [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • William Ewart Gladstone [r]: (1809-1898) The great Liberal prime minister of Britain's 19th century golden age of parliamentary government. [e]