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1 BRITISH HISTORY III Hanover Dynasty Dynasty of Windsor 20th century VY_32_INOVACE_14-20

2 Hanover Dynasty  18th century, dynasty of German line of Georges (I-IV), William IV, Victoria  GEORGE I ( )  modern government  PM position established  growing power of Britain, trading post in India, colonies in Africa  Gibraltar and Minorca – war with Spain  GEORGE II ( )  Seven Year`s War 1756  with France for India  received Canada, Florida, Dominica, Grenada + settlements in Africa  Parliament divided:  Whigs – liberals  Torries – conservatives

3 George III  GEORGE III ( )  Industrial Revolution: change from agricultural to industrial country  end 18 th cent. GB= the richest country  French revol , US independence  Napoleonic wars 19 th cent.  Admiral Nelson 1798 on Nile destroyed French fleet  1805 – Trafalgar – Nelson dies  Waterloo – gen. Wellington  1833 – slavery abolished  Metropolitan Police established  GB = Workshop of the world

4 Victoria  * , monarch of the UK and Ireland, Empress of India  throne: 1837 – 1901  the longest reign, growth of British empire, stability of way of life  changes:  agriculture  industry, culture, politics, science, army  power from aristocracy  middle class  Irish problems  reforms:  education – schools, compulsory sch. attendance  health  work – working hours, child labour  Buckingham Palace, married Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, 9 children, attempts to assassinate her  Boer War, last monarch of Hannover Dynasty  Saxe-Coburg and Gotha Dyn.

5 Victoria Autor: Neznámý, Název: Queen-Victoria.png Zdroj:

6 20th century  Saxe-Coburg and Gotha  Edward VII  WWI…renamed: Windsor Dynasty:  George V  Edward VIII  George VI  Elizabeth II  1921 – Irish independance, 1926 – The British Commonwealth of Nations  colonies  independent (India, Pakistan,…)  WWII  Winston Churchill  Battle of Britain – 1940  Allied Forces – ‘D-day’  lost a position of a superpower  1952 – Elizabeth II on throne

7 Elizabeth II in 1953 Autor: Associated Press, Název: Queen Elizabeth II Dress.JPG Zdroj:

8 After WWII  Elizabeth II: throne: ….  married: Philip, Duke of Edinburgh  4 children: Charles, Anne, Andrew, Edward  NATO, EU  PMs:  Margaret Thatcher  John Major, Tony Blair, David Cameron

9 Margaret Thatcher Autor: Clawson, Název: Dodthatcher.JPG Zdroj:

10 Thank you for your attention. Autor DUM: Mgr. Darina Sikorová


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