The United Kingdom

 

The United Kingdom’s history: 10 landmarks with internet links

(with the help of Fact Monster website)

 

122 to 138           Hadrian’s Wall was built by Romans to keep out Scottish tribes

                               http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/history/A0822323.html

1066                      Battle of Hastings: William the Conqueror invaded England

                               http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0769941.html

1337 to 1453      The Hundred Years’ War between England and France

                               http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/history/A0824538.html

1665-1666           The Great Plague and the Great fire of London defaced the city

                               http://dictionary.factmonster.com/great-plague

1801                      The Act of Union united Great Britain and Ireland as the United Kingdom

                               http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/history/A0919911.html

1837                      Queen Victoria succeeded to the throne

                               http://www.factmonster.com/biography/var/victoria.html

1928                      Women were entitled to vote

                               http://dictionary.factmonster.com/vote

1952                      Queen Elisabeth II succeeded to the throne

                               http://www.factmonster.com/spot/royalbio2.html

1973                      Britain entered the European Community

                               http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/history/A0817889.html

1990                      Britain wasn’t an island no more, the Channel Tunnel teams met in the middle

                               http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/world/A0811353.html

 

 

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