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Britain since the Romans 6 : The Age of Extremes
1906 : first free school meals 1908 : first old age pensions (5 shillings a week) 1909 : first Labour Exchanges 1911 : National health insurance act
1914 Outbreak of the First World War 1916 Introduction of Conscription
A British cemetery in France
1924 : First Labour government 1926 : General strike 1929 : Second Labour government 1931: « National Government » 1936: Cable Street
1926 General Strike : the government newspaper
1926 General Strike : union newspaper
Ramsay Macdonald : the first Prime Minister from the Labour Party
Oswald Mosley, the British fascist leader
Winston Churchill, Prime Minister from 1940 to 1945 and from 1951 to 1955
The effects of the Blitz in Manchester
The Windrush, carrying Caribbean immigrants to England
Aneuran Bevan, who founded the National Health Service in 1948
High Rise flats built in the 1960s
A Republican mural in Northern Ireland
A unionist paramilitary mural in Northern Ireland
1977 The Sex Pistols
1970 : Founding of the Gay Liberation Front in Britain, based on its American counterpart
1979-1997 Conservative government (Margaret Thatcher 1979- 1990; John Major 1990- 1997)
1972 : the Pentonville five
March 1984 to March 1985: The Great Miners Strike
1990 : the Poll Tax and the Poll Tax Revolt
1993 : the racist murder of Stephen Lawrence led to major reforms.
1997 : after eighteen years of Conservative government, Tony Blair becomes Prime Minister with his « New Labour » party
1999: important reform of the House of Lords
1997 : Referendums decide on more autonomy for Wales and Scotland
2004 Demonstration against the war in Iraq
2010 : A second inquiry into Bloody Sunday
Popular culture in Britain since : The historical background
Identity and conflicts of working people
Prince Charles Prince William Princess Diana Queen Elizabeth.
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