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    Scotland and England

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    thing because it will be the first time in a very long time that the Scottish people will have a voice of their own, and choose their own fate as a nation. First off, we will start with how and why Scotland joined with the English to form the United Kingdom, and the Darien Venture and why it put Scotland in near-collapse and total economic devastation. Second, we will discuss why both sides agreed to the Acts of Union 1706-1707. Third, we will go over the English and Scottish perspectives of this Union

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    The Clans of Scotland

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    Q1. What has motivated you to chose this particular topic? A1. The history of the area today known as Scotland has a rich history of expansion, war, and culture. Ever since I was little I have know that my last name, Graham, was of strong Scottish origin. When I was first introduced to Genealogy, the study of ancestral family, I went crazy. I Immediately traced my family back to the European countries of Germany, France, Ireland, Wales, the Netherlands, and England. These places made up a large portion

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    Scotland Research Paper

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    Intro: Scotland has been a country that I have recently gotten obsessed with. I have traveled to many places: Cancun (Mexico), Costa Rica (South America), and many different states in the United States. Always for vacation, I have traveled for warmth, not the sites. Scotland’s weather is nothing to be too crazy about, never getting quite too cold or warm. The scenery of Scotland, I have only seen in pictures and it makes my heart melt! Also, I have never seen a castle and that would be a very different

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    land use scotland

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    Preamble: There is growing public discontent in the traditional land use structure in Scotland, which can be associated with the Scottish cultural predisposition for independence; and freedom from rule. Furthermore, the current economic situation has polarised popular opinion, globally; to an extent that global economic elite are vilified. Furthermore, as the disparity of landownership in Scotland is stark, there is a growing movement to reconcile moral and legal ownership through community based

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    The National Identity of Scotland

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    of globalisation seems to threat the nations, homogenising their cultures and erasing individual characteristics. In that sense, the case of Scotland is rather peculiar one. Firstly, Scotland is part of Britain. Secondly, Britain is part of the European Union. Finally, Scotland is part of the globalizing community. This underpins the complex situation Scotland is put in, trying to maintain its national identity in the context of British, European and global influences. Consequently, complicating the

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    Housing Crisis in Scotland

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    problems which developed into a critical public issue appears to be the scarcity of social housing. According to The Scottish Government [TSG] (2013), from the 31st March 2013 there were 184,487 households on local authority housing waiting lists across Scotland. The lack of available social housing is mainly due to stock levels steadily diminishing each year since 1980, after tenants bought nearly half-a-million council houses under the ‘Right to Buy’ scheme. This coupled with the decline in house building;

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    Political System of Scotland Unlike Wales, which was subdued by conquest in the thirteenth century, Scotland was never permanently incorporated into the United Kingdom by force of arms. In 1603 the succession of James I to the throne of England united the crowns of England and Scotland. However, the union

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    Conclusion                         Page 8 References                         Page 9 “Manufacturing In Scotland Today” Introduction This report is not so much on the state of the manufacturing industry in Scotland but rather of it’s current success. Scottish productivity consistently ranks among the highest worldwide and multinational companies have expanded their presence in Scotland to capitalise on this. Due to the extent of the manufacturing industry in Scotland I am going to focus on four areas these being: Electronics, Semiconductors

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    Impact of the Proposed Devolution for Scotland Britain has never relished doses of constitutional reform, although they have accepted the drip-feed of frequent, unpalatable and ill-fated local government changes. Ambivalence to reform was reinforced in recent decades. The 1974 Labour government proposed an ambitious program of devolution for Scotland and Wales. It was a luckless policy, not least because of Labour’s divisions. Now it is all different. The case for Scottish devolution is being

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    been shaped by various historical and economical events, many of which are still very important in current politics. One of the first events that influenced Scotland to want a devolved parliament was when a Scotland bill was introduced into the House of Commons just before the 1979 referendum. The Scotland bill was established because Scotland had a particularly poor network of MP’s in place within the parliament, and during the passing of the legislation, Labour MP George Cunningham made a significant

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