The Making of Modern Britain 1951-2007.txt

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    • When was the nationalisation of iron and steel?
    • 1951
  1. When was the Festival of Britain?
    1951
  2. When was the Anglo-American relations damaged by Burgess and Maclean affair?
    1951
  3. What was the conservative election victory and the return for Churchill?
    1951
  4. When was the death or George VI and accession of Elizabeth II?
    1952
  5. When was Britains first atomic bomb tested?
    1952
  6. When was the Mau Mau rebellion against British rule in Kenya?
    1952
  7. When was Mass TV audience for coronation of Elizabeth II?
    1953
  8. When was steel and transport denationalised?
    1953
  9. When was the British withdrawal from Egypt?
    1954
  10. When was the election victory of conservatives under Eden?
    1955
  11. When was the state of emergency declared in Cyprus?
    1955
  12. When the was the launch of ITV as a commercial rival to BBC?
    1955
  13. When was the British opt-out from plans for the EEC at the Messina Conference?
    1955
  14. When was the failure of Anglo-French invasion of Suez?
    1956
  15. When was the massive financial crisis caused by the Suez Canal?
    1956
  16. When was Anthony Eden replaced as prime minister by Harold Macmillan?
    1957
  17. When was independence acheieved by Ghana and Malaya?
    1957
  18. When was the formation of the CND?
    1958
  19. When was there serious anti-immigrant rioting in Notting Hill?
    1958
  20. When was the feature film Sapphire dramatises the issue of race relations?
    1959
  21. When was the Blue Streak missile abandoned in favour of American Polaris?
    1960
  22. When was Macmillans "Wind of Change" speech?
    1960
  23. When was the independence granted to Cyprus and Nigeria?
    1960
  24. When was Britains application to join the EEC submitted?
    1961
  25. When was the cold war tensions intensified by the building of the Berlin Wall?
    1961
  26. When was Macmillans ruthless cabinet reshuffle, the Night of the Long Knives?
    1962
  27. When was the launch of That Was The Week It Was on BBC TV?
    1962
  28. When was Britains EEC application blocked by de Gaulle?
    1963
  29. When was independence granted to Kenya?
    1963
  30. When was the Profumo Scandal and the resignation of Macmillan?
    1963
  31. When was the start of the Rhodesia crisis?
    1964
  32. When was the death penalty abolished?
    1965
  33. When did England win the World Cup at Wembley?
    1966
  34. When did "Swinging London" feature in the Time magazine?
    1966
  35. When were there deep cuts in the military commitments east of Suez?
    1967
  36. When was the devaluation of the sterling by the Wilson government?
    1967
  37. When was the liberalisation of laws on abortion and homosexuality?
    1967
  38. When was Enoch Powells "Rivers of Blood" speech against mass immigration?
    1967
  39. When was the voting age reduced to 18?
    1969
  40. When was the start of "troubles" in Northern Ireland?
    1969
  41. When was the Equal Opportunities Act passed?
    1970
  42. When was there a surprise election victory for conservatives under Edward Heath?
    1970
  43. When was the decimalisation of the currency?
    1971
  44. When was the reform of the divorce laws introduced?
    1971
  45. When was "Bloody Sunday" in Derry?
    1972
  46. When was unemployment above 1 million for the first time since the 1930s?
    1972
  47. When was the oil-price crisis and energy shortages?
    1973
  48. When was the British accession to the EEC alongside Ireland and Denmark?
    1973
  49. When was the Sunningdale Agreement for power-sharing in Northern ireland?
    1973
  50. When was the "Three Day Week" imposed?
    1973
  51. When was Heath narrowly defeated in the February election?
    1974
  52. When was the Collapse of Sunningdale Agreement after Loyalist Workers strike?
    1974
  53. When was the victory of Harold Wilson and Labour in the October general election?
    1974
  54. When was the EEC referendum bring a 2:1 majority for the "yes" vote?
    1975
  55. When was Heath replaced as Conservative leader by Margaret Thatcher?
    1975
  56. When was the shoch resignation of Wilson and Jim Callaghan becomes prime minister?
    1976
  57. When was Britain forced into deep spending cuts by terms of IMF loan?
    1976
  58. When was SALT 1 (strategic Arms Limitation talks) introduced?
    1977
  59. When was the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II?
    1977
  60. When was the start of Concorde flights to New York?
    1977
  61. When was the industrial unrest leads to the "winter of discontent"?
    1979
  62. When was the devolution for Scotland and Wales rejected in referendums?
    1979
  63. When was the independence granted to Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)?
    1980
  64. When was the formation of SDP?
    1981
  65. What was the violent riots in Brixton and Liverpool?
    1981
  66. When was the big gains in opinion polls by Liberal SDP Alliance?
    1981
  67. What was the victory in the Falklands War?
    1982
  68. When was unemployment above 3 million?
    1982
  69. What was the conservative victory in the general election?
    1983
  70. What was Michael Foot replaced as Labour leader by Neil Kinnock?
    1983
  71. What was the IRA bomb at Brighton?
    1984
  72. What was the miners' strike and Battle of Orgreave?
    1984
  73. What was the Miners' strike called off amid bitterness?
    1985
  74. What was the resignation of Michael Heseltine after the Westland affair?
    1986
  75. When was the deregulation of financial markets in the "Big Bang"?
    1986
  76. When was the third election victory of Thatcher?
    1987
  77. When was the stock market crash in London and New York?
    1987
  78. When was the fall of the Berlin Wall and end of the Cold War?
    1988
  79. When was the first satellite broadcasts by Sky TV?
    1989
  80. When was 96 Liverpool fans killed in the Hillsborough disaster?
    1989
  81. When was the rioting in London against the poll tax?
    1990
  82. When was the resignation of Thatcher and John Major becomes prime minister?
    1990
  83. When was the unification of Germany agreed at two-plus-four talks?
    1990
  84. When was the victory of coalition forces in Gulf War?
    1991
  85. When was the surprise election victory of Major?
    1992
  86. When was the resignation of Kinnock, John Smith becomes Labour leader?
    1992
  87. When was the "Black Wednesday" forces British withdrawal from the ERM?
    1992
  88. When was the rebellion against Maastricht treaty by Conservative Eurosceptics?
    1993
  89. When was the downing Street Declaration by John Major and Albert Reynolds?
    1993
  90. When was the death of John Smith, Tony Blair becomes Labour leader?
    1994
  91. When was the first women priests ordained at Bristol?
    1994
  92. When was the major challenges his own party to a leadership election?
    1995
  93. When was the IRA ceasefire suspended and new bombing campaign begins?
    1995
  94. When was the peace settlement at Dayton Ohio ends Bosnian War?
    1995
  95. When was the renewal of IRA ceasefire?
    1996
  96. When was the landslide election victory of "New Labour"?
    1997
  97. When was the death of Princess Diana?
    1997
  98. When was Hong Kong handed to China?
    1997
  99. When was the Good Friday agreement brings an end to the Troubles in Northern Ireland?
    1998
  100. When was the Human Rights Act?
    1998
  101. When was the launch of the euro in nine states of the EU but not Britain?
    1999
  102. When was the devolved parliaments for Scotland and Wales established?
    1999
  103. When was the NATO bombing campaign expels Serb forces from Kosovo?
    1999
  104. When was the intervention by British forces to stabalise Sierra Leone?
    2000
  105. When was the labour election victory with big majority?
    2001
  106. When was the Al Qaeda attacks on New York, 9/11?
    2001
  107. When was the NATO invasion of Afghanistan and overthrow of the Taliban?
    2001
  108. When was the UN resolution directed against WMD in Iraq?
    2002
  109. When was the invasion of Iraq by US led coalition forces?
    2003
  110. When was the Iain Duncan-Smith replaced as Conservative leader by Michael Howard?
    2003
  111. When was the publication of the Hutton Report?
    2004
  112. When was the expansion of EU to include Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia?
    2004
  113. When was the third successive election victory for Blair and Labour?
    2005
  114. When did David Cameron becomes Conservative leader?
    2005
  115. When were 56 people killed by terror attacks in London, 7/7?
    2005
  116. When was the G8 summit at Heil igendamm?
    2006
  117. When was the agreement on power sharing government for Northern Ireland?
    2007
  118. When was the resignation of Blair and Gordon Brown becomes Prime minister?
    2007
  119. When was the growing financial crisis heralded by collapse of Northern Rock?
    2007

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