Lecture 9 - British Politics

Lecture 9 - British Politics - 9/26/07 Lecture 9 British...

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Lecture 9 – British Politics Outline - The Importance of History - Early Imporatnt Dates - The Industrial Revolution and its implications - The Two World Wars - Post-War Britain - Implications Review Sessions - Oct. , 6-8 pm, 105 psychology - Oct. 4, 6-8 pm, 6210 social science Movie showings - Oct. 10, 3:30-6:00, 2103 Chamberlin - Oct 11, 6-8:30 Chamberlin The Importance of History - History shapes present politics in important ways - Structures and institutions, once in place, leave powerful legacies Early Important Dates - 1215 Magna Carta - 1236: “Parliament” refers to council of barons - Acts of Union 1536 and 1542: England and Wales united - 1603: Crowns of England and Scotland unified - Act of Union 1707: single parliament replaces English and Scottish parliaments - End of 17 th Century: Glorious Revolution - Constitutional Monarchy Industrial Revolution - Dramatic internal and external changes o Involved rapid economic expansion and technological innovation - Internal changes: o Change in ways of life
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2008 for the course POLI SCI 106 taught by Professor Hererra during the Fall '08 term at University of Wisconsin.

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