British History

British History

Part –I (Marks 50)
I. The Glorious Revolution (1688)
 Causes, and Results
 William III and Mary II (1689-1702)
 Queen Anne (1702-1714)
II. Hanoverian Era (1714-1790)
 Jacobite Rebellions (1715 and 1745)
 Robert Walpole and Whig Oligarchy
 American War of Independence (1776)
III. The Union of England and Scotland
IV. Union of England and Ireland
V. The Old Colonial system
VI. The French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars
 Causes
 Britain and Napoleonic Wars
 Impact on Britain
VII. Industrial and Agricultural Revolution
 Causes
 Effects on Political and Social Life of Britain
 Party Politics
 The Methodist Movement
 Socialism
 Liberalism
 Colonization
 Chartest Movement
VIII.Robert Peel and return of Torries
 Internal policies
 Irish Problem
IX. Victorian Era (1837-1901)
 Internal Reforms
 Liberals
 Foreign Policy
 Disraeli, Gladstone and Problems in Ireland
 Great Britain and Free Trade
X. Edwardian Era (1901-1910)
 Domestic and Foreign Policies (1901-1910)
 The Origins of Labor Party
XI. Britain, World War I and its Aftermath
 Causes
 Britain and Peace settlement
 Effects of War on Britain
 League of Nations
 The Great Depression
 Appeasement and Rearmament

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Part –II (Marks 50)
XII. Britain ,World War II and its Aftermath
 Causes and events
 Churchill, War Conferences
 Creation of U.N.O
 Effects of war
 Reforms of Labour Government
XIII.Great Britain and Cold War
 Creation of Common Wealth
 NATO
 Decolonization of the British Empire
 Internal Policies and EEC
 Foreign Policy
XIV. Thatcherism to Cameron (1979-2012)
 Internal Policy
 Society and culture
 Foreign Policy
 Falkland War
 John Major and his Policies
 European Common Market and the Great Britain
 Formation of EU
 Tony Blair “New Labour” Economic Crunch, War on Terror and his Policies
 Global Financial Crisis 2008 and the Great Britain
 Reforms under Cameroun

SUGGESTED READINGS

S.No.TitleAuthor
1.The Conservative Party from Peel to ThatcherBlake, Robert, 1985
2.A New History of England, 410-1975.Oxford, New York,
Pergamum Press, 1968.
3.Trends in Britain Politics since 1945Cook,Chris and John
Ramsden eds. 1978
4.The Hanoverians, 1714-1815Green, V.H. 1976
5.The People’s Peace: British History 1945-1990Morgan,Kenneth O,1992
6.Textbook of Modern English History 1714-1960Southgate,G.W.A, 1961
7.English History, 1914-1945Taylor, A.J.P. 1965
8.Europe Since NapoleonThompson, David.1983
9.English Social HistoryTrevelyan, G.M.
10.Britain and Empire.L.J. Butler.
11.Democracy: Great Britain 1815—1914Bentley, Michael
12.England in the Eighteenth CenturySerlley, W.T.
13.History of BritainCarter, E.H.
14.Mastering Modern British HistoryNorman Lowe
15.The Struggle for Mastery in Europe 1848—1918Taylor, A.J.P.

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