England

Main

Enclosure Acts

1604

Long Parliament

1640 - 1660

English Civil War

1642 - 1651

Oliver Cromwell becomes Lord Protector

1653

Oliver Cromwell dies

1658

Glorious Revolution

1688

Act of union with Scotland

1706

William Pitt the Elder becomes Prime Minister

1766

Jeremy Bentham's ideas about Utalitarianiam

1770

Act of union with Ireland

1801

William Pitt the Younger becomes Prime Minister

1804

Luddites protest against new machines

1811

Corn Laws Passed

1815

Ricardo's Iron Law of Wages

1817

Reform Bill of 1832

1832

Poor Law of 1834

1834

Queen Victoria coronation-abdication

1837 - 1901

Chartists

1838

Corn Laws Repealed

1849

Reform Bill of 1867

1867

Gladstone becomes Prime Minister in Britain

1868

Reform Bill of 1884

1884