History of the United Kingdom
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History of the United Kingdom

Test your knowledge on the historical events that shaped the United Kingdom, from the introduction of constitutional monarchy to the formation of Great Britain and the development of a parliamentary government.

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What is the first step the prime minister takes after being elected by the House of Commons?

Asking the ruling monarch for permission to form a government

What were some of the raw materials expected to be supplied by the early American colonies?

Tobacco, hemp, lumber, and cotton

Which European country had established the greatest number of settlements in America by 1650?

Britain

What does cultural diversity mean in the context of the colonies?

<p>People from different places with different customs</p> Signup and view all the answers

By 1753, how were the American colonies governed?

<p>By Great Britain</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was one of the main reasons for the establishment of early American colonies?

<p>To gain income and supply raw materials for trade</p> Signup and view all the answers

What concept did William and Mary bring with them that recognized the separation of church and state?

<p>Constitutional monarchy</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which historical event led to the formation of Great Britain in 1702?

<p>The unification of England and Scotland</p> Signup and view all the answers

In the current United Kingdom, who holds the real power in the government?

<p>The Prime Minister</p> Signup and view all the answers

What role does the House of Lords serve in the United Kingdom's legal system?

<p>Serving as the highest court of appeal</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which governmental body elects the Prime Minister in the United Kingdom?

<p>House of Commons</p> Signup and view all the answers

What historical development led to an increase in the power of the Prime Minister in British politics?

<p>Arrival of William and Mary</p> Signup and view all the answers

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