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During this period, particularly in England, the development of naval power (and the interest in voyages of discovery) led to the acquisition and settlement of overseas colonies, particularly in North America.

Though previous attempts at uniting the two kingdoms within Great Britain in 1606, 1667, and 1689 had proved unsuccessful, the attempt initiated in 1705 led to the Treaty of Union of 1706 being agreed and ratified by both parliaments.

It has a high-income economy and has a very high Human Development Index rating, ranking 14th in the world.

It was the world's first industrialised country and the world's foremost power during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

In 1603, the kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland were united in a personal union when James VI, King of Scots, inherited the crowns of England and Ireland and moved his court from Edinburgh to London; each country nevertheless remained a separate political entity and retained its separate political, legal, and religious institutions.Subsequent medieval English kings completed the conquest of Wales and made an unsuccessful attempt to annex Scotland.Following the Declaration of Arbroath, Scotland maintained its independence, albeit in near-constant conflict with England.A series of Jacobite Uprisings sought to remove the Protestant House of Hanover from the British throne and restore the Catholic House of Stuart.The Jacobites were finally defeated at the Battle of Culloden in 1746, after which the Scottish Highlanders were brutally suppressed.

In 1603, the kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland were united in a personal union when James VI, King of Scots, inherited the crowns of England and Ireland and moved his court from Edinburgh to London; each country nevertheless remained a separate political entity and retained its separate political, legal, and religious institutions.

Subsequent medieval English kings completed the conquest of Wales and made an unsuccessful attempt to annex Scotland.

Following the Declaration of Arbroath, Scotland maintained its independence, albeit in near-constant conflict with England.

A series of Jacobite Uprisings sought to remove the Protestant House of Hanover from the British throne and restore the Catholic House of Stuart.

The Jacobites were finally defeated at the Battle of Culloden in 1746, after which the Scottish Highlanders were brutally suppressed.

The British constitution would develop on the basis of constitutional monarchy and the parliamentary system.