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    Scotland Research Paper

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    Scotland has a great variety of landscapes for its size. “The landscapes of Scotland include towns, countryside, hills, glens and coasts with the human and cultural aspects of place and history” (Landscape Variety in Scotland. n.d). The cultural dimensions of Scotland’s landscape are widespread and variable. This is due to modern period designs being imposed on patterns of older use. For instance, there is an old field system on the edge of Edinburgh which is now also a golf course. Each part of Scotland has a distinctive character, which builds a sense of place in both localities and as a nation. The diverse landscapes and townscapes provide a living canvas of Scotland’s history, reflecting ways of life and traditions deeply engrained in Scotland’s culture.…

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    Kilts in Scotland signify and symbolize multiple aspects of Scottish society. Specifically, men wore the kilts in celebration to denote their loyalty to a clan. It is this common tradition wearing such a “distinctive national apparatus,” that give Scottish man and Scottish culture an iconic presentation (Roper 15). In addition to the kilt, the bagpipe is also a part of this commonly seen and known symbolism. The tradition of wearing such apparatuses is more modern than most people assume. As a…

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    The Scottish Executive set up the Homelessness Task Force in 1999, members were drawn from the Executive, Housing Associations, Health Boards, Social Work, Department of Work and Pensions, Academics and others with an interest in housing, such as Shelter and The Scottish Council on Single Homeless. They were “to review the causes and nature of homelessness in Scotland; to examine current practise in dealing with cases of homelessness in Scotland; and to make recommendations on how homelessness…

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    Scotland was a distinct kingdom ruled by the MacAlpin clan in the early tenth century without defined boarders. Without defined boarders relations with England were very uneasy, although after 1066 Norman kings intervened periodically to help support the claims of the Scottish against them. In 1291 Edward I of England selected John Balliol to take the Scottish throne which had been empty since 1286, in return Balliol paid homage to Edward I as a vassal. In 1295 Scottish nobles signed a treaty…

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    militia, Wallace's supporting forces grew to a full blown army taking back Scotland and ravaging the English North. Wallace’s leadership contributed immensely through many overwhelming victories for Scotland’s independence and for the signing of the Treaty of Edinburgh-Northampton in 1328, the document giving the Scots their freedom, 23 years after his death. Even today, almost 711 years later, he is considered a hero and an epitome of success. But how did his leadership effect Scotland’s…

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    Scotland V.S. Canada Every year, my family and I go to Scotland for 2 weeks, and every year I have an amazing Scottish soda named Irn Bru. The soda tastes amazing, and I always feel happy after having some. Irn Bru was made in Scotland in 1901 by a company named Barr. Barr makes many great tasting sodas, they make many types. Ex: crème soda, lemonade, limeade. Etc. whenever I go to Scotland that is the first thing I would want to have. When I’m in Scotland, I would also want to get chocolate…

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    The Scotland Act 1998 was responsible for the devolution of significant areas of civil law such as family law, planning law and bankruptcy law to Holyrood. The administrative workings of the Scottish legal systems are far removed from that from the rest of the UK. This includes the structures of the courts, court procedures and the funding of legal aid. (Scottish Parliament Information Centre, 2014). In Scotland, there are 3 main types of civil courts, namely, the Sheriff Courts, Court of…

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    Unquestionably, Lady Macbeth is portrayed as being in less control of many situations in the film “Scotland PA”, one such example being when Macbeth contemplates how to kill his next victim, Macduff. Macbeth nearly completely prevents Lady Macbeth from having knowledge of the plan to eventually try and kill Macduff, evident from the moment the witches update his prophecy in his restaurant. More specifically, on the night of their death in their own basement, Macbeth left his wife for the last…

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    In the case of Macbeth Vs. The People of Scotland, there are obvious reasons as to why he is guilty. Due to numerous situations Macbeth has proven himself to have developed of a psychological (problems) yes, but Macbeth was still in the right state of mind to know what exactly he was doing. Although his psychological pathway lead to his numerous murders, Macbeth should still be held accountable for his actions. The murders of Banquo and The Macduff family members have lead to the conclusion…

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    Poverty In Scotland

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    With “950,000 individuals living in households regarded as experiencing ‘absolute poverty’.” and “870,000 individuals in Scotland living in households regarded as experiencing ‘relative poverty’”. (Poverty in Scotland, 2014: 91) It has long been argued that Scotland is a divided society. There are many ways, which will allow us to see to what extent Scotland is a divided society. To come to a balanced conclusion on to what extent Scotland is a divided society, we must look at several key…

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