Posts Tagged ‘british empire’

How Scotland Joined Great Britain

Monday, July 11th, 2011

The history of Scotland in two and a half minutes. Found at YouTube from CGPGrey.

Queen Elizabeth’s 1957 Televised Christmas Address

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

For the first time, addresses the British "empire" in 1957 by a television broadcast. Many of her sentiments sound absolutely contemporary. She warns against foolishly abandoning tradition and then goes on to boast of two new "additions" (otherwise known as colonies) to the commonwealth. Very interesting: