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  • Not mentioned here since it has no bearing on my kids.
  • Are you suggesting that there is some sort of cover up or fear in the UK of facing up to our past. If it is on the curriculum it will bedealt with fairly and honestly which I doubt whether is the case for a lot of countries!
  • Didn't think so.
  • Here you can find an interesting discussion about this issue: "Teaching about the American Revolution in British schools" http://www.helium.com/items/64322-there-never-british-empire
  • It was covered briefly when I was at school. It wasn't a topic we went into great detail about, though. Those were subjects like World War 2, the English Civil War, and US Alcohol Prohibition. I've heard Independence Day jokingly referred to as 'Good Riddance Day', although it's mostly the British sense of humour trying to poke at Americans who ask whether England also celebrates July 4th.

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