Economical background of Great Britain

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1694
Creation of the bank of England
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1702-1714
Queen Anne
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1706
The Union with Scotland Act passed by the Parliament of England
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1707
The Union with England Act passed by the Parliament of Scotland
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1714-1727
King George. Transition from STUART from HANOVARIAN
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Robert WALPOLE (1676-1745)
1st earl of Orford (25-42), british stateman (21-42), generally regarded as the first British prime minister. He deliberately cultivated a frank, hearty manner, but his political subtlety has scarcely been equaled.
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National debt
It emerged in the early 18th century, as banking and financial markets enabled the creation of debt through the issue of bills and bonds.
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The South Sea Bubble
The company at the centre of England's notorious bubblz of 1720 has been in business for nearly 10 years. It was established in 1711 as the South Sea Bubble, with a monopoly of Birtish trade to South America and the Pacific.
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The Union with Scotland Act passed by the Parliament of England

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King George. Transition from STUART from HANOVARIAN

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