Is English American or British?
But are American and British English really so different.
The most noticeable difference between American and British English is vocabulary.
There are hundreds of everyday words that are different.
For example, Brits call the front of a car the bonnet, while Americans call it the hood..
Is America still under British rule?
The Thirteen Colonies became the United States of America. The British did not leave North America, however. They still ruled Upper Canada (modern Ontario) and Lower Canada (modern Quebec).
What race are the British?
The most recent Census in 2011 highlights that in England and Wales, 80 per cent of the population were white British. Asian (Pakistani, Indian, Bangladeshi, other) ‘groups’ made up 6.8 per cent of the population; black groups 3.4 per cent; Chinese groups 0.7 cent,Arab groups 0.4 per cent and other groups 0.6 per cent.
Who found America?
explorer Christopher ColumbusIt’s an annual holiday that commemorates the day on October 12, 1492, when the Italian explorer Christopher Columbus officially set foot in the Americas, and claimed the land for Spain. It has been a national holiday in the United States since 1937.
Is Canada still a British colony?
In 1982, it adopted its own constitution and became a completely independent country. Although it’s still part of the British Commonwealth—a constitutional monarchy that accepts the British monarch as its own. Elizabeth II is Queen of Canada.
Is America a British country?
British America comprised the colonial territories of the British Empire in America from 1607 to 1783. … At the start of the Revolutionary War in 1775, the British Empire included 23 colonies and territories on the North American continent.