1. What role does the institution of the monarchy play in British political life today? What do your readings and observations during the past month suggest about the crown's significance in contemporary politics?
2. What did the tour of parliament reveal about
the relationship of King, Lords, and Commons over the centuries?
How would you describe this relationship today?
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