5 Answered Questions for the topic Britain
What were the main reasons that the Industrial Revolution happened in Great Britain?
What were the main reasons that the Industrial Revolution happened in Great Britain? I know there were at least a few other European countries with some of the same advantages that Great Britain... more
In early WW2, how much of the merchant marine was American?
WW2, before the US entered, ran from 1939 Sep 01 to 1941 Dec 07. During this time, a lot of merchant vessels sailed in convoy to Britain. I am wondering, of all the people who crewed those... more
Are there any ideas as to what the English landscape was like before the arrival of the Angles?
I am not sure if this question is within the guidelines (it may be), but I am curious as to this: In North America, for instance, it is often said it was heavily forested and that a squirrel could... more
What is known about the possibility of a "real King Arthur"?
I once saw a documentary that discussed a discovered possible "round table" but wondered how "pie in the sky" this possibility was as well as just how much/how little evidence is there for any... more
How was the British invasion into the US successful in the War of 1812?
My friend and I are from Britain and we were discussing which country was the least likely to ever see a successful invasion attempt. We reached the conclusion that the United States was simply the... more