Can monarchies survive the 21st century?

It is a big week for the British royal family. Prince Harry is celebrating his first wedding anniversary. Photos of Prince William’s children are all over the front pages. Meanwhile, the country is celebrating the 200th birthday of William and Harry’s great-great-great-great grandmother, Queen Victoria.

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  1. Class debate: This house believes that royal families have no place in the modern world.
  2. Find out more about the life and achievements of Queen Victoria, who celebrates her 200th birthday on Friday. Then, write a paragraph on the question: Was Victoria a good queen?