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1 BY: NEIL DALAL PD. 7 Political and Economic Change in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

2 Introduction Gradualism-->Strong Traditions King-->Parliament (William the Conqueror in 1066) Growing Power of Parliament  Magna Carta (1215)  English Civil War ( )  Glorious Revolution and the English Bill of Rights (1688/9) Sources of Change  Industrial Revolution (18 th -20 th Century)  Imperialism ( )  World Wars ( )  Economic Crisis of 1970s 2

3 Industrial Revolution (18 th -20 th Century) Middle Class and Laborers included in Parliament Extension of Voting Rights 19 th Century Work and Welfare Reforms Political Effects of the Extension of Rights  House of Commons>Lords  Political Parties based on Class Lines  Demand for Welfare Measures Pressured Political Change 3

4 Effects of WWII and Challenges Churchill United (1940-5)  Compromise  Modern Welfare System  Beveridge Report (1942) Turmoil  Decline in Economy  Political Division  Socialist vs. Pure Market Recovery after Moderation in 1990s 4

5 Economic Crisis of the 1970’s Declining Industrial Production and Influence Loss of Colonies ( ) OPEC Embargo (1973) Recession Labor Union Demands 5

6 Margaret Thatcher ( ) Blame on Socialist Policies Changes  Privatized  Cut Back on Welfare  Strengthened Defense  Tough on Labor Unions  Return to Market Economy Critics Opposed 6

7 Tony Blair ( ) Moderation (John Major) Labour Party’s Return Blair’s “New Labour” Party  “Third Way” Northern Ireland Peace Process  Good Friday Agreement (1996) War on Terror  Afghanistan (2001)  Iraq (2003) 7

8 Gordon Brown ( ) and David Cameron Growth Ends (Recession) Shifting of Powers Coalition Government EU Membership 8

9 Gini Index 9

10 Tax Rates Over Time Conservative Labour

11 Government Owned Corporations 11 CorporationsNationalizedPrivatized British Broadcasting Company British Airways British Steel Rolls-Royce British Petroleum , 1979, 1981, 1987 British Aerospace , 1985 British Telecom (General Post Office) , 1991, 1993 National Health Service1948N/A

12 Globalization and Fragmentation 12 International Integration Opposing Viewpoints


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