Events that Changed Great Britain Since 1689
Frank W. Thackeray, John E. Findling
Greenwood Publishing Group, 2002 - History - 217 pages
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: DEGREESL DEGREESDBL The Industrial Revolution DEGREESL DEGREESDBL The Seven Years' War DEGREESL DEGREESDBL The Napoleonic Wars DEGREESL DEGREESDBL Pax Britannica DEGREESL DEGREESDBL The Reform Act of 1832 DEGREESL DEGREESDBL The Crystal Palace Exhibition DEGREESL DEGREESDBL The Movement for Irish Independence and Woman Suffrage DEGREESL DEGREESDBL World War I DEGREESL DEGREESDBL World War II DEGREESL DEGREESDBL The Thatcher Era DEGREESL 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