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Events that changed Great Britain since 1689

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- History -- Modern period, 1485-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Frank W. Thackeray & John E. Findling.
      ContributionsThackeray, Frank W., Findling, John E.
      LC ClassificationsDA470 .E94 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 217 p. :
      Number of Pages217
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3557257M
      ISBN 100313316864
      LC Control Number2002016103

      The British Isles became inhabited more than , years ago, as the discovery of stone tools and footprints at Happisburgh in Norfolk has revealed. The earliest evidence for early modern humans in North West Europe, a jawbone discovered in Devon at Kents Cavern in , was re-dated in to betw years old. Continuous human habitation in England dates to around . The Bill of Rights , also known as the Bill of Rights , is a landmark Act in the constitutional law of England that sets out certain basic civil rights and clarifies who would be next to inherit the received the Royal Assent on 16 December and is a restatement in statutory form of the Declaration of Right presented by the Convention Parliament to William III and Mary II.

      Margaret Thatcher, party leader since , became Britain's first female prime minister with a majority of 43 seats. The Conservatives won % of the votes and seats, Labour % and Great Britain also had control over East and West Florida which Spain, an ally of France, was forced to cede to Great Britain at the end of the war. Financing the administration of these new areas was a critical problem facing the British government at the war’s end. Great Britain also faced a massive war debt at the end of the Seven Years War.

      Keep in mind that the French and Indian War (known in Europe as the Seven Years' War) was a global conflict. Even though Great Britian defeated France and its allies, the victory came at great cost. In January , Great Britain's national debt was more than million pounds [the British monetary unit], an enormous sum for the time. - The Great Fire of London destroys much of the city. - The English Bill of Rights is established giving more power to the parliament. - England and Scotland are united as one country called Great Britain. - The Seven Year's War begins. s - The Industrial Revolution begins in .

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Great Britain: – French and Indian War (Seven Years War) The French Colonies vs. Great Britain. Great Britain lost one of its most important colony, and all the participating nations suffered economic losses.

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devaluation of the pound. March 29 - Churchill urges the rearmament of Germany.Reform in Great Britain. The excitement of history ebbs and flows, like a river. Just like rivers have both tumultuous rapids and areas of relative tranquility, history has its great wars and.The shape of the future Britain was created in the 16th Century.

During this 16th century, Britain cut adrift from the Catholic church, carving out a new national church, the Church of England, with the monarch as it's supreme head.

The actions of King Henry VIII resulted in the 'Act of Supremacy' and Roman Catholicism was banned.