Thatcher's Britain

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When did Margaret Thatcher first come into power?
1979
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What was the importance of the Falklands victory?
Kept Thatcher in power and improved her image
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What did Thatcher do to set the country straight from 1979-1982 and what were the impacts?
Minimum lending rate raised, income tax was cut and inflation doubled
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Why were Labour failing so badly at this time?
Party was divided and wanted change
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Why did the unions protest at first?
The closure of uneconomic pits
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What was the duration of the miners' strike?
1984-1985
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Who won the 1983 election and why?
Conservatives - Labour had been abandoned by Britain
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What was Thatcher's cabinet like?
Dry and full of men only
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What did Thatcher describe the people of her cabinet that were unsure?
Wets
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Who conflicted with Thatcher to bring her down?
Michael Heseltine
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