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How Do They Teach the American Revolution in Great Britain?

How Do They Teach the American Revolution in Great Britain?

By Nasser Ayash

The American Revolution is one of the historical events that together with things like the French Revolution, among other things, helped usher in the modern era. But what do schools in Britain have to say about the American Revolution? Scotland and England were joined together in 1707, along with the previously joined Wales, to officially form the Kingdom of Great Britain. Ireland decided to join up in 1801, at which point the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was formed. So in summary:Great Britain = England, Scotland, and WalesUK = England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland (and the full name is the “United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland”)England = Just the part of the island that is EnglandExpand for References