The Origin Of The United Kingdom Essays

701 Words Sep 27th, 2016 3 Pages
The United Kingdom is full of culture and popular traditions that many might be familiar with. When people think of British culture they automatically think of their charming accents and tea, but there is so much more than that.I chose the UK culture because I was always intrigued by it, then I studied abroad in London and was even more captivated.England, Scotland, Wales, Great Britain refer to parts of the United Kingdom. The name Britain goes back to Roman times when they called England and Wales “Britannia". Based on project Britain “The diverse history of England, Scotland and Wales has led to very different cultural traditions; The Scots and Welsh have right to feel aggrieved whenever the term 'English ' is used wrongly, to mean all three”. London is England’s capital, however most people in England live in urban areas.

Like stated in the book “The individual-collective dimension asses the culture’s tendency to encourage people to be unique and independent or conforming and interdependent”. Under the previous definition the British are highly individualistic people. Children are raised under an independent mentality to think for themselves.British is a “me “culture. According to a study conducted by Berkley university “At a score of 89 the UK is amongst the highest of the Individualist scores, beaten only by some of the commonwealth countries it spawned i.e. Australia and the USA.” Like in most parts of the world , the values and norms have been evolving. For…

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