Modern Britain 1945-1973

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Modern Britain 1945-1973:

Modern Britain 1945-1973 Mariann Võhmar, Jaanika Juntson

1945:

1945 World War II Lost of colonies United Kingdom general election Labour party

Clement Attlee:

Clement Attlee Prime minister 1945-1951 NATO (1949) Free healthcare

The Cold War:

The Cold War The Western Block The Eastern Block Military and political tention The Suez Crisis Korean War and Britain’s status

General election 1951:

General election 1951 First election 1950 Labour party wins again New election The Conservatives win Winston Churchill

King George VI:

King George VI The House of Windsor Ruled from 1936 until 1952 Lung operation Buried in Windsor Trusted by people

Queen Elizabeth II:

Queen Elizabeth II The oldest daughter Became queen at the age of 25 Coronation- Westminster Abbey, 1953 Prince Philip 4 children

1955:

1955 Churchill resigned Anthony Eden Conservative Party- 1964

1964:

1964 Labour Party won Winston Churchill retired Death penalty abolished

CULTURE:

CULTURE

BRITISH INVASION:

BRITISH INVASION 1960’s Rock-and-roll groups and British fashion The Beatles- 1960 Hundreds of books 1-billion worldwide Stadium concerts

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Moody Blues Rock and classical music Concept albums On the Billboard for two years The Doors, The Who, The Zombies Rolling Stones

Fashion:

Fashion Short haircuts Mini skirts First supermodel- Twiggy

Interesting to know:

Interesting to know Toddlers’ Truce- no television between 6PM and 7PM First Hard Rock Cafe- 1971 Bond movies

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First shipment of bananas after war- 1945 Railway industry- 1948 First Miss World pageant Zebra crossing- 1951 Doctor Who- 1963

Information from::

Information from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/interactive/timelines/british/index_embed.shtml http://www.royal.gov.uk/HistoryoftheMonarchy/KingsandQueensoftheUnitedKingdom/TheHouseofWindsor/GeorgeVI.aspx http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom_general_election,_1945 http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_did_World_War_2_end_for_Great_Britain http://www.mindef.gov.sg/safti/pointer/back/journals/1999/vol25_3/4.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Prime_Ministers_of_the_United_Kingdom http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/recent/troubles/the_troubles_article_01.shtml http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2114386_2114388_2115566,00.html #ixzz2OTmQ9vPy

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http://www.royal.gov.uk/HMTheQueen/HMTheQueen.aspx http://classicrock.about.com/od/beatles/a/beatles_history_3.htm http://britishinvasionbands.com/the-bands/moody-blues/?doing_wp_cron=1364162330.9654340744018554687500 http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2194&dat=19570216&id=4PIxAAAAIBAJ&sjid=LOMFAAAAIBAJ&pg=7360,694561 http://www.twiggylawson.co.uk/biography.html http://www.vintagefashionclub.com/1960s-fashion.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hard_Rock_Cafe http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1968_in_the_United_Kingdom http://www.guardian.co.uk/Northern_Ireland/flash/0,6189,344683,00.html

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