Events That Changed Great Britain Since 1689

Events That Changed Great Britain Since 1689

by Frank Thackeray
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313316864

ISBN-13: 9780313316869

Pub. Date: 09/05/2000

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This unique resource describes and evaluates ten of the most important events in British history between 1689 and the present. A full chapter is devoted to each event. Every chapter includes an introduction presenting factual information in a clear, concise, chronological order, and a longer interpretive essay exploring both the short term and far reaching

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This unique resource describes and evaluates ten of the most important events in British history between 1689 and the present. A full chapter is devoted to each event. Every chapter includes an introduction presenting factual information in a clear, concise, chronological order, and a longer interpretive essay exploring both the short term and far reaching ramifications of the event.

The ten events covered are: • The Industrial Revolution • The Seven Years' War • The Napoleonic Wars • Pax Britannica • The Reform Act of 1832 • The Crystal Palace Exhibition • The Movement for Irish Independence and Woman Suffrage • World War I • World War II • The Thatcher Era Coverage for each event also includes an annotated bibliography of works suitable for students and a full-page illustration. A glossary of terms, a timeline of British history since 1689, a chronological list of ruling houses and monarchs, and a chronological list of prime ministers help students to better understand the major developments in modern British history, along with their significance and long-term impact.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313316869
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
234
Sales rank:
1,407,534
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)
Lexile:
1340L (what's this?)
Age Range:
14 Years

Table of Contents

Preface

Chronology of Events in Great Britain Since 1689

Industrial Revolution, c. 1750-c. 1850 by David Mitch

The Seven Year's War, 1756-1963 by Frederick M. Stowell

The Napoleonic Wars, 1789-1815 by S. J. Stearns

Pax Britannica, 1815-1914 by Lowell J. Satre

The Reform Act of 1832 by Thomas C. Mackey

The Crystal Palace Exhibition, 1851 by Diana J. Reynolds

Sinn Fein and the Suffragettes: The Movement for Irish Independence and Women Suffrage, c. 1880-1921 by Kenneth L. Campbell

World War I, 1914-1919 by Larry Thornton

World War II, 1939-1945 by George P. Blum

The Thatcher Era, 1979-1990 by Richard Leiby

Appendix A: Glossary

Appendix B: List of Ruling Houses and Monarchs

Appendix C: List of Prime Ministers

Index

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