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FOREIGN POLICY-QUICK REVISION Sharnie6
1951-1964
Eden
What was the Suez Crisis in 1956?
Suez was important for Britain because it provided access to India and the Middle East,
a vast amount of British trade, especially oil, was dependent on the Suez Canal. In July 1956,
Nasser announces his intention to…

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FOREIGN POLICY-QUICK REVISION Sharnie6 What was the impact of
the Suez Crisis?
Political
Eden resigned in January 1957, Nasser became an Arab war hero, and oil became
rationed all over Western Europe which led to the loss of international friends. In November
1956, the USSR invade Hungary and strengthen communism,…

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FOREIGN POLICY-QUICK REVISION Sharnie6 respectively whereas the UKs only by 30%.
The commonwealth may have had more people but it did not have the purchasing power
of the EEC.

Why did the government's attitude change towards EEC
membership?
The performance of Britain's economy compared to that of the EEC countries…

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FOREIGN POLICY-QUICK REVISION Sharnie6 What was the Wind of
Change, and is there any evidence for this?
When: February 1960; Where: South Africa, What: referred to a deep sense of
nationalism sweeping though Africa. Unstoppable charge towards independence. Macmillan
was prepared to continue Attlee's policy of abandoning the empire.
The…

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FOREIGN POLICY-QUICK REVISION Sharnie6
1964-1979
Wilson
What was meant by the end of Britain's influence in the `East of
Suez'?
The East of Suez referred to UK's military and naval bases in the Middle East and Asia.
Wilson's government needed to save money and Denis Healey (Defence Minister) aimed to…

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FOREIGN POLICY-QUICK REVISION Sharnie6
1951-1964
Eden
What was the Suez Crisis in 1956?
Suez was important for Britain because it provided access to India and the Middle East,
a vast amount of British trade, especially oil, was dependent on the Suez Canal. In July 1956,
Nasser announces his intention to…

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FOREIGN POLICY-QUICK REVISION Sharnie6 What was the impact of
the Suez Crisis?
Political
Eden resigned in January 1957, Nasser became an Arab war hero, and oil became
rationed all over Western Europe which led to the loss of international friends. In November
1956, the USSR invade Hungary and strengthen communism,…

Page 5

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FOREIGN POLICY-QUICK REVISION Sharnie6 respectively whereas the UKs only by 30%.
The commonwealth may have had more people but it did not have the purchasing power
of the EEC.

Why did the government's attitude change towards EEC
membership?
The performance of Britain's economy compared to that of the EEC countries…

Page 7

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Page 8

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FOREIGN POLICY-QUICK REVISION Sharnie6 What was the Wind of
Change, and is there any evidence for this?
When: February 1960; Where: South Africa, What: referred to a deep sense of
nationalism sweeping though Africa. Unstoppable charge towards independence. Macmillan
was prepared to continue Attlee's policy of abandoning the empire.
The…

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FOREIGN POLICY-QUICK REVISION Sharnie6
1964-1979
Wilson
What was meant by the end of Britain's influence in the `East of
Suez'?
The East of Suez referred to UK's military and naval bases in the Middle East and Asia.
Wilson's government needed to save money and Denis Healey (Defence Minister) aimed to…

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