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A member of the EU since 1973, the United Kingdom is made up mostly of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The UK has long been one of the most powerful countries in the world. Today, the UK Struggles with issues like immigration and the global financial crisis, but it continues to have a lot of influence around the globe.

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ISBN-13: 9781422222614
Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date: 01/28/2012
Series: Major European Union Nations Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.37(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 8

1 Modern Issues 11

2 Britain's Ancient History and Modern Government 21

3 The Modern-Day Economy of the United Kingdom 39

4 The United Kingdom's People and Culture 45

5 Looking to the Future 55

Time Line 59

Find Out More 60

Glossary 61

Index 63

Picture Credits 63

About the Authors and the Consultant 64

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