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Great Britain for democracy

a speech delivered at Chicago, September 25th, 1918, at the convention of the American Bankers" Ass"n.

by George Graham Woodwark

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Published by The Press of Civil Service Printing Co. in [New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementby Lt. Col. G.G. Woodwark of the British Army.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS17 .W8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p.
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL241696M
      LC Control Numberca 18001743
      OCLC/WorldCa1236704

      It's, well, a typical British compromise. Legally, it's a theocracy. Practically, it's a republic. Because "republican theocracy" has too many bad connotations, the phrase that tends to get used is "constitutional monarchy." Technically, Brit. Although the United Kingdom has been a democracy for many years now, the royal family continues to garner a great deal of attention, both in Great Britain and around the world. Millions of people tuned in to watch the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton in the spring of and closely followed news of a royal birth in the summer of Liverpool, Glasgow and Great Yarmouth ports are owned by Deutsche Bank and a family trust, Whitiker, registered offshore in the Isle of Man who according to the Public Accounts Committee ‘do not pay their fair share of tax’. Britain’s busiest port, Felixstowe, is owned by one of Asia’s richest men and incorporated in the Cayman Islands.


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