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James I ( reigned 1603 – 1625 | lived 1566 - 1625) – golden cultural era – William Shakespeare, John Donne - 5th November 1605 – Gunpowder plot – Robert.

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2 James I ( reigned 1603 – 1625 | lived ) – golden cultural era – William Shakespeare, John Donne - 5th November 1605 – Gunpowder plot – Robert Gatesby, Guy Fawkes Charles I ( r – 1649 | lived ) English Civil War (Parlamentarians vs. Royalists) -> republic (1649 – 1653) -> protectorate (1653 – 1660) - Oliver Cromwell Charles II (r – 1685 | lived 1630 – 1685) Monarchy restored – The Stuarts back on throne

3 James ICharles ICharles II Guy FawkesOliver Cromwell

4 James II ( r – 1688 | lived 1633 – 1701 ) - Deserted from England to France after Glorious Revolution - Glorious Revolution – 1688 – led by William III – Catholics lost their right to vote MPs William III ( r – 1702 | lived 1650 – 1702 ) - Reigned together with his wife Mary II -> acceptance of Bill of Rights – limits of powers of the Crown, rights of Parliament Mary II ( r – 1694 | lived 1662 – 1694 ) - Wife of William III, governed kingdom in his abscence Anne (r – 1714 | lived 1665 – 1714 ) - England and Scotland united as Great Britain -> uniform measures, weights and currency – 1st May 1707 – Treaty of the Union - Last of the Stuarts on the throne

5 James IIWilliam IIIMary II Anne

6 Great Britain experienced big growth of empire After defeat of France in the Americas GB acquired all France‘s North American colonies – Canada 1770 – Eastern half of Australia claimed by Great Britain But also lost some of it‘s land 1775 – 1783 – American Revolution – USA founded – independent Industrial revolution – 1770s – steam engine – J. Watt Started in GB continued in other western countries Increased standard of living, specialization

7 Napoleonic wars – series of conflicts – Invasion into England – stopped by admiral Nelson – battle of Trafalgar – 21st October 1805 Napoleonic wars ended by defeating Napoleon I in the battle of Waterloo – 18th June 1815 –> Napoleon sent to Saint Helena Victorian era – 1837 – 1901 Long period of time full of peace, prosperity, national self-confidence and industrial innovations Period of Queen Victoria‘s reign

8 James Watt Napoleon Bonaparte Queen Victoria

9 World War I : 28th July 1914 – 11th November 1918 War between two sides: Triple Entente and Triple Alliance Triple Entente = Russia, France, Great Britain, … Triple Alliance = Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman empire, … Great Britain mostly fought alongside France against Germany and Austria-Hungary on the Western front After USA joining the war beside Triple Entente the Germany was defeated

10 World War II: 1st September 1939 – 2nd September 1945 Global conflict in which almost all states took part – the biggest conflict in human history Casualties – over 60 million Battles took place on land, in the sea and in the air Two sides – Allies x Axis Allies: Soviet Union, USA, UK, France, Czechoslovakia, … Axis: Germany, Japan, Italy, Hungary, … Final battle of Berlin begun on 16th April 1945 and ended two weeks later when Soviet soldiers got into the centre of Berlin and Adolf Hitler commited suicide German forces surrendered on 8th May 1945 = the end of WWII in Europe Japan surrendered on 2nd September 1945 = the end of WWII

11 Josif StalinF. D. RooseveltWinston Churchill Adolf HitlerHirohitoBenito Mussolini

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13 Basicaly just wikipeda.org Google.com for pictures


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