Brexit Flash Quiz Notes! - Brexit Flash Quiz Notes Brexit Britain Votes to No Longer Be Great Why did British voters vote themselves out of the EU o The

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Brexit Flash Quiz Notes Brexit: Britain Votes to No Longer Be Great Why did British voters vote themselves out of the EU? o The whole thing is a fluke! o The current Prime Minister, David Cameron, put in this referendum to appease the Euro- Skeptic members of his party o Said it to just to gain points with the ultra conservatives in his party, the Tories o Euro-Skeptic- a group of people who don’t like the European Union o Euro-Skeptics have existed throughout every country in Europe since the conception of the EU in 1957-1967 o David Cameron never thought this would work Referendum was held on June 23 rd o Margin of 52% to 48%, Britain voted itself out of the EU o Referendum- a single issue or law that is put to a vote for the people o Referendums don’t occur as a nation, they occur state by state o Largest voter turnout in Britain in 25 years, there was a 72% turnout Why did this happen? o Euro-Skeptics believe that the EU is not really a democracy o 28 members, soon to be 27 o One parliament is passing laws for half a billion people!!! o Tax dollars were going to faraway places that don’t impact Britian o Immigration tipped the ballot on this vote o No one thought this was going to pass! Even the Euro-Skeptics!!
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