London (Major Historical Significance (1659 – The Failure of the…
Major Historical Significance
1659 – The Failure of the Commonwealth
1688 – The Glorious Revolution
1707 – The Act of Union
Absolute location/Relative location
51.5074° N, 0.1278° W
North West of English Channel, East of Ireland, South of Scotland.
Major natural resources
coal, petroleum, natural gas, limestone, chalk, gypsum, silica, rock salt, china clay, iron ore, tin, silver, gold, lead.
The population of London is 8.674 million
Country and Date of Independence
The United Kingdom date of independence was in May 1 1707.
Londons climate is relative with average rainfall yearly. The summers are warm and the winter is cold. Snow happens in the winter but does not settle more than a few milimeters.
Major physical characteristics
London has two characteristics dividing the city. The two categories are the highlands and the lowlands. The highlands consist of rugged hills, rocky mountains, and valleys. The lowlands consists of more gentle slopes.
The United Kingdom was involved in the American Revolutionary war. To keep control of the thirteen colonies. Their objective was to gain more land because to them more land means more power.