British dates 1945-1970

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1. what was Duncan sandy's white paper about?

  • to introduce conscription
  • better sea wall protection
  • reduce of conventional forces, use nuclear weapons as a deterrent and prop
  • to increase the military involvement in the cold war
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2. how much did Britain borrow from the US?

  • 7 millions pounds of goods
  • 5 billion pounds of goods
  • 5 million pounds of goods
  • 3 billion pounds of goods

3. what problems did Jim ( James) Callaghan face as Chancellor of the Exchequer?

  • Bank rate increased
  • Conservatives lefted it in too bad of a shape
  • protential devaluation ($2.80-$2.40) and balance of payment crisis
  • seamen's union strike in 1966
  • one year freeze on wages while prices increased
  • restrictions on hire purchase

4. when did Churchill become Prime minister of the war time coalition?

  • April 1939
  • May 1940
  • June 1941
  • December 1939

5. why did Labour win the 1945 election (conservative failures)

  • government failed to provide 'a land fit for heroes'
  • conservatives had a weak and unconvincing election campaign
  • Conservatives were considered an inter-war government
  • failed to manage the economy and unemployment
  • conservative government failed to stop the war with thier 'appeasement'policy
  • Churchill was considered a war mongrel and people couldnt rely on him as a domestic politician


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