- British unionism
British unionism or Unionism is a belief in the continued
political unionbetween the constituent countriesof the United Kingdom, brought about by the Acts of Union in 1535–1542 ( Englandand Wales), 1707 (England and Scotland) and 1801 ( Great Britainand Ireland).
The term '
Loyalist' may be used as a synonym for a British unionist or, in the case of the United Kingdom's external possessions - particularly in the British Empire, someone who is otherwise loyal to the Crownor the British government. In modern times, the term has taken on a somewhat militantconnotation in relation to Northern Ireland. [ [http://cain.ulst.ac.uk/othelem/glossary.htm#L CAIN: Glossary of Terms on Northern Ireland Conflict ] ]
Unionism in Ireland
Unionism in Scotland
Unionism in England
Unionism in Wales
Conservative and Unionist Party
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