settled the succession to the English and Irish crowns on Protestants only.
Approx. 1837 - Approx. 1901
first member of the royal family to live in the Buckingham Palace
reigned for 63 years
Gave 32% of the people the right to vote
World War 1
1914 - 1918
Great Britain entered World War I on 4 August 1914 when the king declared war after the expiration of an ultimatum to Germany.
World War 2
1939 - 1945
Winston Churchill led the Uk during this war. Through his powerful words, cooperation and strategies, he was able to take control of GB during this time as a prime minister and lead his country to victory
Winston Churchill's Election
Led UK in World War 2
Margaret Thatcher's Election
In 1975, Thatcher defeated Heath in the Conservative Party leadership election to become Leader of the Opposition, the first woman to lead a major political party in the United Kingdom. She became Prime Minister after winning the 1979 general election.
Creation of Welsh National Assembly
Approx. 1998 - Approx. Present
devolved parliament of Wales, with power to make legislation, vary taxes and scrutinise the Welsh Government. The Assembly comprises 60 members, who are known as Assembly Members
Creation of Scottish Parliament
May 12, 1999 - Present
The Parliament is a devolved assembly, which means that some powers have been kept by the UK Parliament. The issues which the Scottish Parliament can make laws about are called devolved matters.