A2 English Language Change Key Dates

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1066
Battle of Hastings
1 of 22
1350-1600
Great vowel shift
2 of 22
1400
Chaucer died
3 of 22
1476
Caxton's printing press
4 of 22
1510-1612
Shakespeare plays
5 of 22
1607
First settlement in Virginia
6 of 22
1610
Authorized version of the bible
7 of 22
1755
Johnson's dictionary
8 of 22
1824
Weights and measurements standerdised
9 of 22
1870
Education act
10 of 22
1880
Time standardized
11 of 22
1914-1918
World war 1
12 of 22
1922
BBC's first broadcast
13 of 22
1939-1945
World war 2
14 of 22
1940
Homosexuality illegal
15 of 22
1946
First beginnings of computer
16 of 22
1948
Empire Windrush
17 of 22
1960s
Sexual revolution
18 of 22
1971
Contraception pill
19 of 22
1986
Homosexuality rights
20 of 22
2004
Civil partnership act
21 of 22
2014
Civil partnership marriage legal in America
22 of 22

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1350-1600

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Great vowel shift

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1400

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Card 4

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1476

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Card 5

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1510-1612

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