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The Anglo-Dutch Wars: 1667 Raid on Medway - YouTube

The British historian Andrew Lambert on one of the monumental battles in 17th century Europe and the Anglo-Dutch naval and cultural heritage. The Dutch admir...
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This is a great interview about the Second Anglo-Dutch War.  The key thing here is that the Dutch had access to so much more money than the English.

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WW1 London Blitz 1917

In June 1917, 18 pupils from a school in Poplar died when Zeppelin bombers hit their school, in the first ever aerial bombardment of civilians. 2nd Feb 2007
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An account of the Zeppelin raids on London in 1917

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People's Budget - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The 1909 People's Budget was a product of then British Prime Minister H. H. Asquith's Liberal government, introducing many unprecedented taxes on the wealthy and radical social welfare programmes to Britain's political life. It was championed by Chancellor of the Exchequer David Lloyd George and his strong ally Winston Churchill, who was then President of the Board of Trade; the duo was called the "Terrible Twins" by contemporaries.[1]

Churchill's biographer, William Manchester, called the People's Budget "a revolutionary concept" because it was the first budget in British history with the expressed intent of redistributing wealth among the British public. It was a key issue of contention between the Liberal government and the Conservative-dominated House of Lords, ultimately leading to two general elections in 1910 and the enactment of the Parliament Act 1911.

The Budget was introduced in the British Parliament by David Lloyd George on 29 April 1909.[2] Lloyd George argued that the People's Budget would eliminate poverty, and commended it thus:

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The information about the People's Budget on Wikipedia is good as it gives information that the text book does not.

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BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Important reforms - summary

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Important reforms - summary | History Revision | Scoop.it
A secondary school revision resource for GCSE History about modern world history, Britain and the Liberal reforms 1906-1914
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A good brief summary about the Liberal Reforms

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The who's who of the English Civil War

Interesting information about all key protagonists from the English Civil War

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Suffragettes The Conciliation Bill and Black Friday

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A really neat little clip about the Conciliation Bill of 1911 which then resulted in an escalation of violence by the Suffragettes leading to more arrests, hunger strikes and the Cat & Mouse Act.

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The Labour Party

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The Labour Party
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This is really good to revise political opinions about reforms, i.e. what did Labour think of the National Insurance scheme & Ramsey MacDonald's view on Women's suffrage.

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The Home Front in WWI - Total War and Zeppelin attacks

70 How did WWI affect the lives of people back in Britain? What does 'Total War' mean? What was it like to be attacked by a Zeppelin?
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The first Zeppelin raids in 1915 and the Home Front.

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Emily Davison. Muerte en el Derby de Epsom.

Emily Davison (maestra de escuela, 1872-1913), fue una destacada militante del movimiento feminista que a principios del siglo XX, encabezado en Gran Bretaña...
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Death of Emily Davison - sound is not required for this.

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Andrew Marr's The Making of Modern Britain - 1. A New Dawn - Part 2

In the first of a six-part series, Andrew Marr revisits Britain at the dawn of the 20th century. He finds the country mourning the death of Queen Victoria; f...
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At 6:55 Andrew Marr talks about Rowntree's study in York

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Andrew Marr's The Making of Modern Britain - 1. A New Dawn - Part 1

In the first of a six-part series, Andrew Marr revisits Britain at the dawn of the 20th century. He finds the country mourning the death of Queen Victoria; f...
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Andrew Marr's The Making of Modern Britain - An introduction to Liberal Reforms and Britain at the turn of the century.

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