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DATE
UK POPULATION
UK MONARCHS
UK POLITICS
UK WARS
WORLD INVENTIONS
1656   No Monarchs in the UK     1656: Clock - Pendulum (Netherlands)
 
1660 King Charles II 1660-1685
1670 5.8 million
1679  
WHIG party formed
1680 Tory party formed
 

1685

King James II 1685-1688
1688 2nd revolution which established Parliamentery control over Monarchy - 1st revolution in 1640
1689 Queen Mary II 1689-1694
King William III 1689-1702
  1689: Steam Engine (Great Britain)

1694

 
Parliamentary Terms 3 years
1700  
6 million
1702  
Queen Anne 1702-1714
1707 English and Scottish Parliaments united
 
1712 1712: Steam Engine - Piston (Great Britain)
 
1714 King George I 1714-1727
1716 Parliamentary Terms 3 years
 
1727 King George II 1727-1760
1750 6.5 million
1752  
1752: Lightening Conductor (USA)
 
1760 King George III 1760-1820 1760's-1830's Industrial Revolution
1764 1764: Steam Engine - Condenser (Scotland) and Spinning Jenny (Great Britain)
1769 1769: Spinning Frame (Great Britain) and Car - Steam (France)
1775 1775-1783 American war of Independence 1775: Ship - Steam (France)
1780 1780: Bifocal Lens (USA)
1783 1783: Balloon (France)
 
1785 1785: Loom, power (Great Britain)
1787 1787: Telegraph (France)
1792 1792-1815 France, and 1808-1814 Peninsular war with France 1792: Gas lighting (Great Britain)
1797 1797: Parachute (France)
 
1800 11.9 million
 
1804 1804: Locomotive (Great Britain)
1808 1808: Typewriter (Italy)
1814  
1817   1817: Dental Plate (USA)
 
1820 King George IV 1820-1830
1821 1821-1922 British and Irish Parliaments united
1824   1824: Electromagnet, and cement (Great Britain)
1826 1826: Match, safety (Great Britain), and Photography on metal (France)
1829 1829: Sewing Machine (France)
1830 Tory renamed Conservatives  
1831 King William IV 1830-1837  
1832 WHIG renamed Liberal & votes extended to Middle Class
1835  
1835: Photography on paper (Great Britain)
1839: Bicyle (Scotland)
1839 Queen Victoria 1837-1901
 
1850 22 million
1852  
1852: Lift - mechanical (USA)
1854  
1854-1856 Crimean war with Russia
1855 1855: Steal production (Great Britain)
1856  
1860  
1860: Lino (Great Britain)
1864 1864: Radio Telegraphy (USA)
 
1867 Votes extended to Urban Working Class
 
1869 1869: Margarine (France)
1873 1873: Electric Motor DC (Belgium)
 
1877 1877-1881 Boer war in South Aftican with Dutch farmers
1878 1878: Telephone Exchange, and Gramophone (USA)
1879 1879: Electric Lamp (USA)
 
1881
1884 Votes extended to Agricultural Labourers  
 
1888 1888: Bicyle Tyres (Great Britain), and Car - petrol (Germany)
1895 1895: Cinema (France), and X-ray (Germany)
 
1899 1899-1902 Boer war in South African with Dutch farmers
1900 38 million Labour Pary formed 1900: Airship - rigid (Germany)
1902      
King Edward VII 1901-1910
1903   1903: Aeroplane (USA)
1907 1907: Washing machine - electric (USA)
1910  
1911 King George V 1910-1936 House of Lords powers restricted by Act of Parliament - and Terms 5 years
 
1914 1914-1918 World War I with Germany 1914: Tank (Great Britain)
1918 1918 & 1928 votes extended to Women  
1922 1821-1922 British and Irish Parliaments united   1922: Radar
1926   1926: Television (Great Britain), and Film - talking (USA)
 
1928 1918 & 1928 votes extended to Women
 
1934 1934: Launderette (USA)
 
1936 King Edward VIII - abdicated
1937 King George VI 1936-1952 1937: Jet Engine (Great Britain), and Nylon (USA)
 
1939 1939-1945 World War II with Germany
1942 1942: Electronic Computer (USA)
1945  
 
1948 National Health Service & Welfare State set-up by Labour Party 1948: Transister, and Record - long playing (USA)
   
1950 50 million
1952  
1955 Queen Elizabeth II 1952-
1955: Hovercraft (Great Britain)
1960 1960: Laser (USA)
 
1973
Membership to European Community
1979 Start of Thatcherism & First European Election
New Technology Revolution
1981 Formation of strong middle ground Alliance Parties - splitting the Left vote
1982   Falklands war with Agentina
 
1992 Relaxation of European Trade Barriers
 
1999 59.9 million
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