Adjectives with prepositions

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Content 1
Kingdom of Great Britain 3
Scotland 3
Head of state 5
Geography 5
Language 5
History 6
Culture 7
Scottish education 7
Religion 7
Politics 8
The Scottish economy 8
Edinburgh 9
The Centre 9
Old Town 9
New Town 10
Economy 10
Kingdom of England 11
A Quick History of the Kingdom 11
England and Wales 12
Cardiff 13
Industry 13
History 13
Culture, Media, Sport and Tourism 14
Northern Ireland 14
Geography and climate 15
The use of language for Northern Irish geography 16
History 16
Demographics and politics 17
Political parties 19
Culture 19
Belfast 19
Geography 20
Points of interest 20
History 20
England 21
Symbols and insignia 22
History 22
Politics 23
Geography 24
Demographics 25
Languages 25
London 26
Geography and climate 26
History 27
Modern London 27
London Districts 28
Central London 28
East London 28
West London 29
South London 30
North London 30
Demographics 30
Government 31
Transport and Infrastructure 31
Education 32
Media 33
Religion 34
Culture 34
Music 34
Festivals 35
Theatre 35
Art 35
Museums 35
Night-life 35
Business 36
London tourist attractions 36
Literature featuring London 36
Films featuring London 36
Vocabulary 37

Kingdom of Great Britain

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The Kingdom of Great Britain, also sometimes known as the 'United Kingdom of Great Britain', was created by the merging of the Kingdom of Scotland and the Kingdom of England under the 1707 Act of Union to create a single kingdom encompassing the whole of Great Britain. A single parliament and government, based in Westminster in London, controlled the new kingdom. The two former kingdoms had shared the same monarch since King James VI of Scotland became King James I of England in 1603.From 1707 onward, a joint "British" throne replaced the English and Scottish thrones and a joint Parliament of Great Britain replaced the Scottish and English parliaments. Scotland and England were given seats in both the House of Commons and the House of Lords of the new parliament. Although Scotland's representation in both houses was smaller than its population indicated it should have been, representation in parliament was at that time based not on population but on taxation, and Scotland was given a greater number of MPs than its share of taxation warranted. Under the treaty, Scotland elected forty-five members to the Commons and sent sixteen representative peers to the Lords. The Kingdom of Great Britain was superseded by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in 1801 when the Kingdom of Ireland was absorbed with the enactment of the Act...