The Post-War Consensus - Foreign policy (AQA complete notes 3/16)

These notes are for the 'Making of Modern Britain' course on AQA and as such follow the spec, although would be useful for all modern britian courses. They contain hystoriography, detail and explanations. 

The notes are devided into the sections of the spec, therefore there are 16 documents (as there are 4 areas (politics, economics, society, and foriegn policy) and there are 4 periods (Post war, Wilson + heath, Thatcher, and Blair)). 

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The Post-War Consensus? 1951-1964 ­ Foreign affairs
Britain's declining imperial role; the Suez Crisis of 1956 and the `wind of
change' in Africa; the reasons why Britain did not join the EEC between 1955
and 1963
Attlee 1945--51
Ernest Bevin (until death) followed by Herbert Morison Achievements
-- 1947 Indian…

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o Churchill was often said to be ambivalent towards Eden (Alan
Clark). o Churchill didn't want Eden to succeed him.

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-- Ill health
o While off ill, Churchill took over his role, which induced another
stroke in Churchill in 1953.
Achievements
-- 1952 -- Eden signed a treaty with EDC.
o Extending Britain's military support. As well as making it clear
Britain would work with the EDC, with a respective…

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1954. o Improved relations with USA.
Issues
-- Didn't join European trading area.
o Events
The Shuman plan attempted to combine German and French coal and steel
(ECSC)
Churchill had spoken of the importance of the `three interlocking spheres'.

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o Reasoning
British attitudes
· Britain didn't wish to be part of any larger political body that couldn't change
laws above the government
· `splendid isolationism had been dominant up until the world wars
Due to Marshal aid, there were fewer concerns for integration after the war,
so Britain maintained…

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Insurgents were made up of ethnic Chinese Malays
The number of active insurgent was reduced from 8000 in 1951 to 3000 in
1956 o Reasons for response

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The Post-War Consensus - Foreign policy (AQA complete notes 3/16)

These notes are for the 'Making of Modern Britain' course on AQA and as such follow the spec, although would be useful for all modern britian courses. They contain hystoriography, detail and explanations. 

The notes are devided into the sections of the spec, therefore there are 16 documents (as there are 4 areas (politics, economics, society, and foriegn policy) and there are 4 periods (Post war, Wilson + heath, Thatcher, and Blair)). 

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The Post-War Consensus? 1951-1964 ­ Foreign affairs
Britain's declining imperial role; the Suez Crisis of 1956 and the `wind of
change' in Africa; the reasons why Britain did not join the EEC between 1955
and 1963
Attlee 1945--51
Ernest Bevin (until death) followed by Herbert Morison Achievements
-- 1947 Indian…

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o Churchill was often said to be ambivalent towards Eden (Alan
Clark). o Churchill didn't want Eden to succeed him.

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-- Ill health
o While off ill, Churchill took over his role, which induced another
stroke in Churchill in 1953.
Achievements
-- 1952 -- Eden signed a treaty with EDC.
o Extending Britain's military support. As well as making it clear
Britain would work with the EDC, with a respective…

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1954. o Improved relations with USA.
Issues
-- Didn't join European trading area.
o Events
The Shuman plan attempted to combine German and French coal and steel
(ECSC)
Churchill had spoken of the importance of the `three interlocking spheres'.

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o Reasoning
British attitudes
· Britain didn't wish to be part of any larger political body that couldn't change
laws above the government
· `splendid isolationism had been dominant up until the world wars
Due to Marshal aid, there were fewer concerns for integration after the war,
so Britain maintained…

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Insurgents were made up of ethnic Chinese Malays
The number of active insurgent was reduced from 8000 in 1951 to 3000 in
1956 o Reasons for response

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