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Bonfire Night & the Gunpowder Plot

410 years ago, in 1605, Guy Fawkes tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament and King James I. 

What are we celebrating on Bonfire Night?

Why is our Parliament so precious?

Research the origins of Bonfire Night.  Try this website:
In recent years, anti-government protesters around the world have started wearing Guy Fawkes masks to show that they think governments or big companies are being unfair or undemocratic.

Do you think Guy Fawkes was a villain or a hero?