migration people

Alfred the Great short term
fortified boughs, created own currency - propaganda, promoted boys education, united people under anglecynns, Code of Laws certainty in country
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Alfred the Great long term
Descendants were first king of England, treaty of Alfred and Guthrum allowed danelaw to be created, converted books for latin to a-s, magna carta influenced by his laws- no unfair taxes and church and barons got rights.
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Cnut, Emma and North sea - short term
cnut - peaceful reign and good relationship with the church, 1027 visited Rome. Payed danish soldiers to leave. Emma very powerful ( land) and used her power to
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Cnut long term
1028 king of Norway also, very strong and large empire, platform for the Norman succession crisis
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Henry II short term
ruler of normandy and england, married Eleanor of Aquitaine to gain more land, didn't rule france, as conflict between french king , Louis VII. Very good empire. Overlord of ireland
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Henry II long term
start of englands rule over france, angevin empire, most land of any king
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King John short term
England lost most of french land, angevin empire, Magna carta produced as barons were angry
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King John long term
England lost land so had to look else where. Eventually led to 100yrs war in 1337.
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John Hawkins - short term
first slave trader, triangular trade, gold coast to english colonies. Grow crops and transport back. Created financial platform for englands empire
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John Hawkins - long term
helped find British industrialisation, huge economic gain after his death, around 10,000 voyages, trading cotton, sugar etc, factories boomed, more goods - need more places to trade, looked to africa and india.
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Walter Raleigh short term
given permission to set up NAmerican colonies, originally to attack spanish, Named virginia- ownership, englands westward expansion, financial platform
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Walter Raleigh long term
Father of the American Colonies- empire dramatically expanded, gave confidence to explore else where e.g. india and africa.
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Robert Clive short term
became indian officer, British hero/ mp in 1761. engineered British rule over india - winning many key battles against mugals
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Robert Clive long term
Set stage for British empire in subcontinent, encourage their migration and expansion. Ready for british gov
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Warren Hastings - short term
didn't like EIC harsh treatment, first governor of Bengal, responsible for consolidating british control.
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Warren Hastings - long term
solutions to problems in india, made it more accessible for Government to take over india,
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Cecil rhodes short term
encouraged Britains expansion, Social darwinism, huge diamond business, cape to ciaro railway help to exploit africa, restricted the rights of black people in cape
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Cecil Rhodes long term
Social darwinism largely accepted, nothing wrong. Left a scholarship for education. Encouraged Britains expansion
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Mahatma Gandhi short term
amristor massacre, 13th april 1919 - enlightened him of the unfair treatment which led to his salt march, boycott and peaceful protest
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Gandhi long term
India gained independence in 1947, direct impact on british colonial policy. Britains violence was exposed.
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Kwame Nkrumah short term
Ghana- socialist / communist. fought for equality and pan-africansim. Formed own political party on gold coast, very successful
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Kwame long term
Ghanas independence in 1959, began to show that britain had less power etc
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Kenyatta short term
freedom and nationalism, pan-africanism, worked to organise pan-africanism congress. Blamed for Mau mau massacre - global publicity. steered towards african rule, showed britains lack of power, resources after ww2.
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Kenyatta long term
end of british empire, black ppl not inferior, Kenyas independence 1963,
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idi amin short term
slaughtered thousands of Asians, ethnic cleansing. just less than 30,000 migrated to uk. all jobs to black ugandans, teach britain a lesson.
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Idi amin long term
Ugandan - asians settled very successful in britain. Encouraged racial discrimination throughout many believed they were stealing their jobs. Originally gov wanted to find remote island.
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claudia jones short term
caribbean journalist in NYC, imprisoned for activism, Newspaper to unite, notting hill carnival.
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Claudia jones long term
Notting hill still an important carnival, think thats about it.
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Descendants were first king of England, treaty of Alfred and Guthrum allowed danelaw to be created, converted books for latin to a-s, magna carta influenced by his laws- no unfair taxes and church and barons got rights.

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Alfred the Great long term

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cnut - peaceful reign and good relationship with the church, 1027 visited Rome. Payed danish soldiers to leave. Emma very powerful ( land) and used her power to

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1028 king of Norway also, very strong and large empire, platform for the Norman succession crisis

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Card 5

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ruler of normandy and england, married Eleanor of Aquitaine to gain more land, didn't rule france, as conflict between french king , Louis VII. Very good empire. Overlord of ireland

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