People who defend the British Monarchy (ARGUMENTS):
- Representing the UK at HOME and ABROAD.
- Settings standards of citizenship and family life.
- Uniting people despite differences.
- Allegiance of the armed forces.
- Maintaining continuity of BRITISH traditions.
- Preserving a CHRISTIAN MORALITY.
MAIN CRITICSMS OF THE MONARCHY (ARGUMENTS):
- This is the potential for political involvement.
- The Monarchy is unrepresentative.
- The Monarchy is overly EXPENSIVE.
- The Monarchy in no longer NECESSARY.
Queen ELIZABETH II became the Monarch on 6 february 1952:
BUCKINGHAM PALACE (Principal Workplace of the BRITISH MONARCH and the official LONDON residence).
The British Royal Family:
Britain has not always been an island. It became an island after the end of the last ice age, and people who live there lived by FISHING, HUNTING and COLLECTING food, among others.
Introduction of FARMING (when people learn how to produce food) and that was the result of MIGRATION from the continent.
there are CEREMONIALl monuments where people from a particular region gathered together. Some of this monuments were called LENGES and were built according to the position of the SUN. STONEHENGE is one of the most famous.
2500 BC the BRONZE AGE started, at this time people lived in SETTLEMENTS consisting of ROUND HOUSES grouped together.
THE IRON AGE 800 BC:
About 1250-800 BC the field systems continued in USE.
THE CELTS probably came from CENTRAL EUROPE and were technically advanced, furthermore, they could work with iron and also make better weapons, besides CELTS FARMING TECHNIQUES, in addition they lived in round houses.
– CELTS were fierce warriors.
– They OFTEN fought naked.
– Their main WEAPONS were: THE SWORD and SPEAR.
CELTIC ROUND HOUSES: