Presentation on theme: "History of Britain Vavřina Zdeněk, C4C 10/31/2011."— Presentation transcript:
History of Britain Vavřina Zdeněk, C4C 10/31/2011
Time line of British history I.Celts and Romans II.The Anglo-Saxons III.Alfred the Great IV.William the Conqueror V.The Magna Charta VI.The Hundres Years‘ War VII.The War of Roses VIII.The Tudors
IX.The Church of England X.Elizabeth I. XI.The Stuarts and the Civil War XII.The Industrial Revolution XIII.Imperialism XIV.WW I. XV.WW II. XVI.End of British Empire XVII.Modern History
rule – vládnout lead – vést record – zaznamenat to raid – vyplenit reign – vládnout treaty – dohoda taxes – daně nobility – šlechta Duke – vévoda be crowded – korunovace Lackland – Bezzemek lessen – snížit drive out – vyhnat to struggle – zápasit o take over – převzít church – církev execution – poprava dismiss – rozpuštění to defeat – porazit steam engine – parní stoj duty – povinnost
I. Celts and Romans the Celts – first inhabitants 55 B.C. – invasion of Romans led by Julius Ceasar Hadrian‘s Wall – against the Picts and the Scots 410 A.D. – last Roman legions left the island
1.Hadrian's Wall was built against Romans coming from continent. 2.The Magna Charta was signed in 1199 by Henry III. 3.The War of the Roses was winning by Lancaster, which means family with white rose. 4.The Puritans leader in The Civil War was Oliver of Cornwall. 5.Winston Churchill replaced Neville Chamberlain in Prime Minister Office of England in 1941 6.The Commonwealth consist of 50 countries worldwide.