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  1. Falkland Islands War
    • 1982
    • B. vs. Argentina
    • A wants to take back to show control
    • Thatcher uses to shore up support
    • short war, few casualties, act of aggression
    • Empire, Nationalism, Thatcher support
  2. Labour Party Split/Election of ‘79
    • Thatcher wins
    • Labour (more left) vs. social dems (more centrist) split the vote
  3. Winter of Discontent
    • 1978-9
    • Labour minority govt
    • unemployment, strikes (ambulances)
    • Vote of no confidence
  4. Enoch Powell “Rivers of Blood”
    • 1968
    • -anti-immigration speech. Conservative
    • extreme backlash: showed toleration for multi-cultural society
  5. Royal Indian Mutiny
    • 1946
    • 20,000 men mutiny in Navy
    • leading up to independence in 1947
  6. Indian National Army (INA)
    • counter army backed by Japan instead of POW camps
    • some flip back to B/some fight against B
    • most chose concentration camps
  7. NHS and nationalization
    • 1946
    • Bank. coal, passenger air, telephone, electricity, natural gas, railways, trucking
    • infrastrutture: utilities, communications, transportation
    • universal, single payer model. contained costs
  8. D-Day
    • June 6 1944
    • beat Ger. before USSR does
    • Normandy
    • stop world from communism
  9. Battle of the Atlantic/Bismarck
    • The Happy Time summer of 1940
    • cut off B. from rest of world/G battleship destroyed
  10. Beveridge Report
    • 1942
    • plan out future of B.
    • healthcare and guaranteed employment (no want)
    • gives purpose to the war
  11. Keynes
    • econ advisor
    • taxes dramatically increased on wealthy
    • daycare: free up workers in munitions
    • rationing, milk and vitamins are subsidized
    • massive recycling drives
  12. Churchill
    • few who hates NAZI's during 1930's
    • replaced Chamberlain for wartime govt
    • creates coalition govt
    • G. rebuilding econ is bad. great speaker. unify the people
  13. Munich Agreement
    • 1938
    • don't want to go to war
    • give Czechoslovakia to G.
    • mil adv.
    • fear of collapse of empire
    • moral high ground
    • G blamed to start war
  14. Treaty of Versailles
    • 1919
    • 14 points: free trade and freedom of the seas
  15. Home rule act
    • 1911
    • Irish independence. promised before WWI but put on hold
    • William Gladstone (Irish) and Charles Stuart Parnell (Irish Parliamentary Party)
  16. Alien Colored Seaman Act
    • 1925
    • takes privilege of B. citizenship back
    • need documents to prove
  17. Amritsar Massacre
    • 1919
    • Gandhi: prove Indians are civilized
    • Dyer terrified of revolt. Attacks
    • intensified independence movement
  18. Lawrence of Arabia
    • 1919-1940
    • unites Middle East against Ottoman Empire
    • B. intelligence officer to lead revolution
    • protectorates v. complete freedom
    • creation on mid east states (Iraq)
  19. Passchendale
    • 11 July-6 Nov 1917
    • creeping barrage
    • armies march just behind mines
  20. Battle of the Somme
    • 1 July-18 Nov 1916
    • devastating human costs
    • Kitchener armies (replaced BEF)
  21. Defense of the Realm Act
    • 1914
    • sacrifice personal liberties for war
    • stationed troops around railways/ports
    • army can requisition items as needed
    • food rationing
    • censorship
    • military tribunals for civilian offenses
  22. Women's Suffrage
    • Emmeline Pankhurt
    • Suffragettes: militants
    • Women's social and political union 1903
    • Suffragists: National Union of Women's Suffrage 1897
    • Cat and Mouse Act, 1913
  23. Parliament Act
    • 1910 elections
    • Lords lose veto power
    • fear of revolution
    • Lord David Lord George
  24. People's budget
    • 1909
    • pay for welfare state/arms race by taxing wealthy
  25. Enlistment Scandal
    • 1900
    • vast majority of eligible men are working class
    • don't meet physical requirements
  26. Siege of Mafeking
    • 1899-1900
    • Baden Powell
    • indoctrine young men to support empire
  27. No. 45
    • Wilkes criticizes king george III for not doing more
    • gets kicked out of parliament, despite parliamentary privilege
    • imprisoned 1768
  28. Jingoism (boer war)
    • support empire
    • passionate belief b is good for empire
    • emotional attachment to empire
    • marketing due to universal literacy in B
    • SOAP
  29. Scramble for Africa
    B supports empire when others try to start own empire
  30. Zulu War
    • 1879
    • fearsome with codes of honor but outmatched in fire power
    • Zulu defeat B. in several battles
    • should B continue dishonorably killing Zulus?
    • maxim machine gun
    • started to doubt empire (reignited with Berlin Conference)
  31. Berlin Conference
    • 1884-1885
    • carve Africa to stop fighting between each other
    • ignore all existing boundaries
    • principle of effectivity
    • need treaties or conquest
    • euro people must live there
    • fly flag of Euro there
    • create some police force to maintain control
    • make colony a better place/improve
    • (subjective)
  32. Crimean War
    • 1854
    • B vs Russia over control of Ottoman Empire control
    • Florence Nightingale >more women nurses on battlefield
    • sign of B struggle in war
  33. Battle of Trafalger
    1805
  34. James Watt
    • 1776
    • perfected steam engine
    • cotton cheaper
  35. Factory Acts
    1802-1878
  36. Great Stink
    • 1858
    • biggest outbreak of cholera
    • built gigantic sewers (Joseph Bazalgette) purifies sewage
    • "clean air"
  37. New Poor Law
    • 1834
    • check population growth.
    • Malthus: food population
    • reward people for working
    • building workhouses to live/work. single sex houses for unemployed
  38. Seville Act
    • 1780
    • more rights for Catholics
    • angers protestants
  39. representation of people act
    • 1832
    • EARL GREY PM
    • pocket, mega, rotten boroughs
    • mega and rotten fixed by redistricting
    • reformed voter requirements, standardized
    • House of Lords was threatened to be packed
  40. Tom Paine
    • rights of man 1792
    • taxes, wanted welfare state
  41. York Camden decision
    • East India owns part of India for conquering
    • colonists are not a corporation
  42. Isambard Kingdom Brunel
    • super industrial inventor
    • invented subway
    • built huge railway stations
    • great cruise ships

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