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What was the first country to have an industrial revoultion?
Britian
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In what year did Britian become the richest country in the world?
1900
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Which countries were catching up with Britain
USA, Germany, France, Russia, Japan
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On what date did Queen Victoria die?
22nd January 1901
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How long had the queen been on the throne?
63 Years
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Who was married to Queen Victoria?
Prince Albert
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Britains royal family were connected to the rulers of which countries?
Russia, Germany, Spain, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Greece, Romania
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What percentage of people were upper class, middle class and lower class?
3% upper class, 25% middle class, rest working class
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What 3 main methods did the suffragists use?
Petitions, Marches, Wrote to Parliament
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What methods did the suffragetts use?
Originally, methods such as disrupting political meetings, pelting flower and eggs at post boxes, chaining themselves to railings. After 1911, setting fire to churches, blowing up post boxes
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Who started the suffragettes?
Emeline Pankhurst and her daughters
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How many members did the suffragists have?
50,000
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What significant event happened for the suffragettes?
Emily Davidson threw herself in front of the King's , Amber, at the Epsom Derby. She became a martyr for the suffragettes
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What happened to the suffragettes when war broke out?
They called off their campaign to help out. They often worked in ammunitions factories
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What year did A) some women have the right to vote, B) all women have the right to vote?
A) 1918 B) 1928
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Why was some information censored before it reached the public?
To keep up moral
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Why were 'pals battalions'?
To keep the moral of the soldiers up
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What was the land inbetween the trenches called?
No ma s land
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Eventually, how long were the trenches and where did they stretch from and to?
400 miles, from the Belgian coast to the swiss border
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How far away from each other were the trenches?
As little as 40m
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At the beginning, what was the method of attack?
'Go over the top' and charge at the opposing trench
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When did the war A) begin, B) end?
28 Jul 1914, 11 Nov 1918
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Which countries were part of A) the triple alliance, B) the triple entente
A) Germany, Italy, Austria Hungary B) France, Britain, Russia
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What area of land were countries fighting over?
They all wanted colonies in Africa
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What were the heavily armed battleships called?
Dreadnoughts
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The Spark: A) who was assasinated?, B) Who was the assasinator, C) Where did the assassination take place
A) Archduke Franz Ferdiand, B) Gavrillo Princip (from Serbia), C) Sarajevo, Bosnia
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What events took place after the spark which made England declare war on Germany?
Austria declared war on Serbia, Germany came to their friend Austria and declared war on Russia and France, Germany atttacked France through Belgium, Britian declared war on Germany
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