Scotland. Presented by: Michael Neil, Cameron Connally and Natalie Joseph. Earth. Scotland is a nation in northwest Europe and is one of the four constituent countries of the United Kingdom. Consists of over 790 islands.
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Presented by: Michael Neil, Cameron Connally and Natalie Joseph
Western Scotland is usually warmer due to the Atlantic Ocean currents.
The Inner Hebriges is one of the sunniest places throughout the country. It roughly has 300 days of sunshine.
Western Highlands of Scotland are the wettest place, averaging 120 inches of rainfall each year.Earth
There are 3 main subdivisions:
the Highlands and Island,
the Central Lowland
the Southern Uplands.
Ben Nevis, the highest mountainous peak reaches 4,408 feet.
Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, North Sea, The Minch, Little Minch, Firth of Lorn, Firth of Clyde and Firth of Forth
The modern Scots are a blend of early hunters, Romans, and Picts.History of the Scots
3500 BC- Neolithic farming brought permanent housing
1000 BC- Hill forts start to appear among quarrelsome tribes and small kingdoms
79 AD- Romans invade Scotland
1018 AD- Battle of Carham. Malcolm II defeats the Northumbrians and pushes Scotland’s border to the River of Tweed where it remains todayHistory Timeline
1274-1329 Robert the Bruce- King of Scotland, defeated the English army and freed Scotland from English rule; ending the 30 years of Wars of Independence
?-1305 William Wallace See “Braveheart”
1542-1587 Mary Queen of Scotts Became queen when she was only 6 days old. The first female to rule Scotland
Giants were believed to be the original god’s. One giant was believed to have been frozen by the first winter. Fire came and melted him and his body became our world. His blood filled up our oceans, his bones made our mountains, forests sprung up from his hair and lastly, his skull became our sky. In the core of the earth, on mountainous hills is where the gods lived. In the valleys below was thought to be the home of the dead filled with secrets.
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Historical re-enactor relaxing between shows at the Highland games in Pleasanton, CA.
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