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Homework #5 Margaret Thatcher Margaret Thatcher was the first and only woman to be the British Prime Minister. She served an 11 year term beginning in 1979, strongly opposing the Soviet Union and establishing a monetarist economic system throughout Great Britain. She was the leader of the Conservative Party from 1975-1990 and was the only woman in history to hold that position. She defiantly opposed the Soviet Union, and her
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Unformatted text preview: uncompromising speech-making gained her a reputation as an, “Iron Lady,” and her economic policies lowered the rising inflation rates that Greta Britain was suffering. She increased interest rates and lowered taxation. Her economic policies were the inspiration for what we Americans now commonly refer to as “Reaganomics,” since Ronald Reagan was inspired by the works of Margaret Thatcher....
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