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    Guy Fawkes Gunpowder Plot

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    In 1604 in London five men planned a plot together to kill King James. This plot is celebrated each year in the United Kingdom with Bon Fire Night, fire works and “Penny for the Guy.” The story begins with the main conspirator Robert Catesby. Catesby brought together 8 men who felt the way way Catesby felt against the Protestant King. One of these men that joined Catesby in his plot was Guy Fawkes also known as Guido Fawkes. Guy Fawkes was born on April 13 1510 in Stonegate, York. After the death of his father Guy Fawkes was born in 1570 in Stonegate, York. He was the second of four children born to Edward and Edith Fawkes. His parents were recusant catholics attending church every Sunday. After Guy Fawkes parents died he became a full catholic. Guy Fawkes is also known for fighting in the 80 year war on the side of the Catholic Spaniards against the newly formed Protestant Dutch army. His mission was to travel to Spain to seek support for a Catholic rebellion in England but he was unsuccessful. When Guy Fawkes became a member of the Catholic Church he strongly believed that England should have the freedom to practice their own religion. Fawkes and others did not agree and dislike the new role King James played. Many catholics like Fawkes thought once King James took the throne of England in 1603, that many Catholics would b treated without prejudice to their religion. The previous ruler Queen Elizabeth believed the official religion would be Anglican. Plus she set harsh…

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    When the Guy Fawkes mask comes to mind people think one of two things; terrorist or revolutionary. In this essay, you will learn the story off the gunpowder act,the Guy Fawkes mask and the organization it turned into. In the early 1600 England was ruled by a king know as James I. This king hated the Catholic church and the practice of Catholic religion. Trying to push Catholicism out of England king James I put in place many laws and regulations. First, he made everyone attend the church of…

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    monuments, palaces, and places of worship that many around the world consider to be sacred; one of these places is Westminster Abbey. Westminster Abbey is in London, England and is since…

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    Task 2: Historic buildings like Westminster palace and their effect on strategic tourism A: History of Westminster palace and it’s social and economic effects In the UK, key focus of the tourism is on the heritage. Heritage sites in UK attract the tourists all over the world. Historic sites in the UK like Westminster palace needed to be repaired and conserved from time to time. Therefore, there are various regulations are in existence for protecting the cultural heritage sites (Timothy, 2011).…

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    How effective is Parliament at carrying out its various functions? Parliament’s three main functions are representation, scrutiny and legislation. The effectiveness of representation would be that parliament and the parties within represent their constituents and sections of society and voice their opinions and queries often. The effectiveness of scrutiny in parliament involves the studying of a proposed legislation in detail to ensure that it is in the nation’s interest and that it is in…

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    Systems Of Government

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    Unit Four- Question Three- Tate Sensenbach Congress periodically attributes some of its characteristics to British Parliament. For example, both systems use different houses to voice disparate opinions. However, the two systems of government more often contrast with each other. Parliament, unlike Congress, represents houses through a specific order in society. Members of the House of Lords inherited their seats through ancestors attaining peerage, which is a title of nobility. This specific…

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    According to Historic UK, the stone is a simple oblong block of red sandstone with chisel marks apparent on its flat top. The stone was removed from Scone in 1226 by the English King Edward I and placed inside the Coronation Chair of Westminster Abbey. The stone remained in England until the 1950s when it was kidnapped by Scottish nationalists but returned to Westminster Abbey in April 1951. On November 30, 1996, the British Conservative Government agreed to return the Stone over to Edinburgh…

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    David C. Docherty’s (2002) scholarly journal: The Canadian Senate: Chamber of Sober Reflection or Loony Cousin Best Not Talked About, responds to the continual controversy and debate of the usefulness of the Canadian senate. Docherty’s (2002) article analyzes the current Canadian senate and argues that the senate is a failing Canadian institution because of two democratic deficiencies: the undemocratic nature of senator selection and the inability of senators to represent provinces properly.…

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    that may be exercised by the President. In contrast, the Prime Minister of Canada is not a role defined in, nor directly empowered by, the Constitution of Canada. As per Section 9 of the Constitution Act, 1867, executive power is vested in the Queen. The powers of the monarch were permanently delegated to the Governor General by King George VI in 1947. While the Governor General holds executive power in law, he or she does not exercise that authority autonomously. By virtue of constitutional…

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    The government is a political party with the majority of MPs, this is currently the House of Commons. This is probably the biggest influence on parliament as a whole due to them being hard to control by any other house, this is due to them having the majority of power and the only way they can be made weak is if members of the Commons start turning against one-another. Most of the main bills that occur come from the government, so if the campaign did pass and get enough attention then it would…

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