Calling Gibraltar a colony upsets Britain
Q: Britain complained last week about the European Union (EU) calling Gibraltar a “colony” in draft legislation about Britain leaving the political and economic union. Calling the 2.6-square-mile British territory at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula a colony could help Spain’s claim to the land. Where is Gibraltar on this map?
Circle the area on this map
Q: Spain ceded Gibraltar to Britain in a 1713 war treaty. Who else has controlled the territory?
D. All of the above
Q: Any Brexit deal must be approved by Britain and all the members of the EU. Excluding Britain, how many nations belong to the union?
Q: The original members of what later became the European Union were Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and which other country?
Q: In 1975, 67% of British voters approved joining the Common Market. In 2016, the British voted to leave the EU in an . . .
A. Extremely close election
B. Overwhelmingly large majority
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