Digging Deeper: Part Two (pp. 231-232) - activities 1-6

 

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Exercise

See activities 1-6 on page 231.

Web resource

1) British MPs rebelling against their own party's government

Rebel MPs

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2003/jan/09/september11.politics

Rebel MPs

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/4422890.stm

Robin Cook (Wikipedia)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robin_Cook

Rebel MPs

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/6104310.stm

Claire Short (Wikipedia)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clare_Short

2) Arguments for reforming the British election system

Electoral Reform Society

http://www.electoral-reform.org.uk/

Minister calls for debate

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/7215722.stm

Electoral reform

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/3343589.stm

The Electoral Comission

http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/

3) Positive and negative things people were saying about Blair: “Will Tony Blair go down in history as a great prime minister?”

The Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/arianna-huffington/tony-blairs-legacy-geor_b_48131.html

Spiegel Online

http://www.spiegel.de/international/0,1518,482729,00.html

BBC News: Global opinions

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/6642637.stm

UK voters' panel

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/6242294.stm

Global reactions

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_depth/6642009.stm

4) Britain and the USA and the 'special relationship'

Anglo-American relations

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anglo-American_relations

Video: President Bush and Prime Minister Brown talk about the 'special relationship' (2007)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/player/nol/newsid_7350000/newsid_7353400/7353443.stm?bw=nb&mp=wm&news=1&ms3=6&ms_javascript=true&nol_storyid=7353443&bbcws=2

John Bull and Uncle Sam

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/british/

President under pressure

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/4794164.stm

1952: Churchill renews 'special relationship'

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/5/newsid_3304000/3304505.stm

5) Analyze the most recent presidential election in the USA

CNN Election 2004

http://us.cnn.com/ELECTION/2004/index.html

BBC Vote USA 2004

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_depth/americas/2004/vote_usa_2004/default.stm

6) Important Supreme Court cases

Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plessy_v._Ferguson

Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)

http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0839368.html

Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/jimcrow/stories_events_plessy.html

Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)

http://www.landmarkcases.org/plessy/home.html

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954)

http://www.landmarkcases.org/brown/home.html

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown_v._Board_of_Education

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954)

http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0809176.html

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954)

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/jimcrow/stories_events_brown.html

Miranda v. Arizona (1966)

http://www.landmarkcases.org/miranda/home.html

Miranda v. Arizona (1966)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miranda_v._Arizona

Miranda v. Arizona (1966)

http://www.infoplease.com/us/supreme-court/cases/ar23.html

Roe v. Wade (1973)

http://www.landmarkcases.org/roe/home.html

Roe v. Wade (1973)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roe_v._Wade

Roe v. Wade (1973)

http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0842237.html

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