Queen Victoria was crowned. During this time there were medical, scientific, and technological developments.
World War l
1914 - 1918
The UK was part of the Allied Powers during the war. The UK joined the war to strengthen their alliance with France.
World War ll
1939 - 1945
Before Britain officially declared war against Germany it announced its support for Poland. Germany invaded Poland anyways. During the war there were German bombings in Britain, but the Royal Air force fought back.
Winston Churchill PM
1940 - 1945
He is most famous for leading the UK through WWll. He was a very controversial character, but remains the UK´s most famous PM.
1945 - Present
The UK is a founding member of the UN.
Winston Churchill PM pt2
1951 - 1955
At this time many believed he was unfit for office. He was very ill and did not accomplish much compared to his role in WWll.
Queen Elizabeth ll
1955 - Present
She modernized the monarchy. She changed the reception of the royal family.
Margret Thatcher PM
May 4, 1979 - November 28, 1990
She was the first female PM.
Invades Iraq with US
Iraq would not release its chemical weapons and they saw that as a treat to freedom.
UK votes to leave EU
June 23, 2016
They are breaking up. Very controversial might ruin economy.