There are two Houses of Parliament in England, the Parliament creates the laws, debates major issues and decides how to run the country. The Parliament has been around since the 13th century. The Leader of Britain is called the Prime Minister. A general election is held every five years no more no less . The Prime Minister is elected by who wins the most seats in the general election.
When you think of England what comes to mind? A castle, huge cities, Big Ben maybe? While you are not wrong there is more to England than just big buildings. The well known Stonehenge is located on England's Salisbury Plain.
Seeing as how England is an island there are many towns and landforms by the ocean. Take the town of Barry located in Wales. Nearly is a huge beach and towering rocky cliffs. It is also populated by beautiful gardens. England isn't just all buildings, there is a lot of open space for stunning landscape
The money used in England is called Euro, however this is not as "popular" as another form of currency called pounds. Pounds are divided into 100 pence, it is like the American cents. England has one of the largest, most successful econemies in the world. They have a social welfare focus and lead the world in aerospace, arms, and the manufacturing segment of the software industry. Not to mention they have free healthcare to the permanent citizens of the U.K.
Britain was apart of Scotland for over 500 years.Sea levels rose and Britain became an island around 8000 years ago. The Anglo-Saxons came to England in 1707. Celtic people came to settle in England in 500 B.C, those people were warriors, farmers, as well as skilled metal workers. Trade routes were established in 1650 B.C. During 750 B.C iron overtook bronze as the most useful metal, thus the Iron Age began.
The English invented many traditional sports that are now played in many countries, take football for example. A wide variety of the people in England enjoy listening to classical music. England has an annual rubyby tournament with Scotland, Wales, Ireland, France and Italy. This tournament starts in January.
England is around 50-70 percent Christian, and 4.4 percent Islamic. 7.2 percent of people do not state their religion while 3.2 percent of people have a religion other than Christianity or Islamic. Another 25 percent of people do not have a religion of any sorts. This is as of 2011 when the religion was at an increase.
You must greet with a hello, hi, or good morning
You may be called affectionate names such as mate, and me duck
It is common courtesy to bring a gift to a house you are to visit such as wine flowers or chocolate
It is required you take your hat off indoors (men only)
The English are mostly Christian and Catholic
In England a black cat is considered good luck
But seeing ONE magpie is bad luck
Many artifacts consist of old historical building that are still standing.
They preserve pottery and old teapots made and used by people of old
Culture: The class system is very well intact in England. The people their can afford a higher education and wealth distribution is greater. This exhibits the culture trait of money and education.