UK Political and Social Change Key Terms

Can you name the UK Political and Social Change Key Terms

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Which Conservative prime minister is known for ordering the creation of the Beveridge Report and leading Britain through WWII?
King who was forced to sign Magna Carta
Which Conservative prime minister is known for agreeing to negotiate with the IRA and for continuing Thatcher's reforms?
Legislation that expanded male suffrage by relaxing property requirements, reapportioned parliamentary districts more fairly (year required)
Which Labour prime minister is known for allowing the independence of many British colonies and for nationalizing various utilities and industries?
Forced railroads to cheaply serve poor so they could find work
Reformed Canada's government
To the nearest ten million, how many people live in the UK?
Year of return to the gold standard (sum of digits = 19)
The duty of the wealthy to take care of the poor
Which Conservative prime minister is known for being passed over for an appointment, then later passing social reforms and being decisive in foreign policy as PM?
Which Conservative prime minister is known for privatizing many industries in the UK and raising taxes in order to curb inflation?
Which Liberal prime minister is known for reforming the civil service, army, judiciary, and electoral systems?
Series of legislation to cap working hours, improve conditions
Which Conservative prime minister is known for passing the Unemployment Act of 1934 and signing the Munich Agreement?
Which Labour prime minister is known for limiting pay raises to curb inflation and for a failed attempt at devolution of powers to Scotland?
Who was James II deposed by as part of the Glorious Revolution?
The Liberal party split into the ____________ and _____________. (type 'party name and other name'
Made slavery illegal to practice within the British Empire
When was the coal industry nationalized in the UK? (sum of digits = 21)
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The Whig party evolved into the ____________ party.
In what year was the Bank of England established? (sum of digits = 20)
Allowed Catholics to serve in Parliament--key in Catholic Emancipation
England and Ireland joined (year required)
The Tory party evolved into the __________ party.
Allowed Jews to become citizens by application to Parliament
Legalized trade unions in the UK
England and Scotland joined (year required)
Prohibited women, young children from working in mines
First year income tax was in place (sum of digits = 25)
Source of revenue from American colonies
Abolished slave trade, but not slavery
Taxed imported food to increase local profits, landowning power
When was the coal industry privatized in the UK? (sum of digits = 23)
Increased enfranchisement of working class males (year required)
Reformed UK local government systems
Maintained Parliament's right to subject colonies to laws
How may years is the life expectancy in the UK? (sum of digits is 9)
Name the war during which England was temporarily a republic

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