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  • The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

    The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    What's the differenceEngland made ireland part of United Kingdom. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland " England made ireland part of United Kingdom.
  • British abolition

    British abolished their slave trade
  • 1st Duke of Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, defeated Napoleon at Waterloo.

    1st Duke of Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, defeated Napoleon at Waterloo.
    There are many references on the web to a partially obscured
    signal message after the Battle of Waterloo, where Wellington defeated
    Napoleon. Supposedly, only the words "Wellington defeated" were visible
    at first, causing great consternation in England. Then the fog lifted to
    reveal the full message "Wellington defeated the enemy" or alternatively
    "Wellington defeated Napoleon", reversing the disappointment to great joy.
    1st Duke of Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, defeated Napoleon at Waterloo. R
  • Peterloo Massacre

    Peterloo Massacre
    Lots of people was gathered at Manchester to hear radical orators speak about parliamentary reform and high food prices. Peterloo massacre is thesuppression of popular movements in England. During the Napolean war, citizens suffered from the hardships of life and the requirement of the improvement by the industrial revolution spread out. Citizens assembled for expanding franchise. However, during the address of Henry Cecil, cavalry regiment made a surprise attack. Lots of peaple died or arreste
  • First Opium War

    First Opium War
    The First Opium war was fought between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Qing Dynasty of China.
    - Why ? The United Kingdom of Great Britain aimed for securing economic profits from trade in China.
    England wanted to import the Opium, which is a powerful drug made from the seeds of a type of poppy, against China's will. Even, The British forced Qing Dynasty of China by keeping asking to abolish the trade restriction.When the China was about to oppose the England's offer, The
  • First Anglo-Sikh War (1845-1846)

    The War between British East India company and The Sikh Empire was fought during 1845 and 1846.
    It started in the India.
    Which events lead to the Fist Anglo-Sikh War?
    Events leading to the First Anglo-Sikh War
    ① Decline of the Mughal Empire
    - After the death of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, The Empire began to decline steadly.
    ② Sikh dominance of the Punjab
    - Ranjit managed to keep more powerful nations from invading his kingdom by implementing an extremely cautious foreign policy.
  • Irish Potato Famine

    Irish Potato Famine
    Since the South American plant had first arrived in Ireland, the lower classes had becom increasingly dependent on them. Potatoes provided the good nutrition which protected people from the Plague such as Scurvy and Pellagra. In 1845, The fungus Phytophthora infestans arrived from the North America accidentally. A slight climate variation brought the warm and wet weather which the blight thrived. The Crops rotted in the fields in terms of the potatos character which can't be stored longer than 1
  • Indian Rebellion

    Indian Rebellion
    Siege of Lucknow
    During the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857, The siege of Lucknow took place besieging in the Residency, British forces held the Building against the rebels for two periods lasting 87 and 61 days. The Siege of Lucknow was the prolonged defence of the Residency within the city of Lucknow. After two successive relief attempts had reached the city,the defenders and civilians were evacuated from the Residency, which was abandoned. The siege of Lucknow ended the second relief of the city when Br
  • Britain's first permanent symphony orchestra is founded

     Britain's first permanent symphony orchestra is founded
    Charles Hall(The pianist and conductor) founded the orchestra based in ManchesterThe development of Music indicated the growing importance attached to providing elevating cultural activities for the citizens of Britain's towns and cities.
  • Darwin's Origin of Species by Natural Selection published.

     Darwin's Origin of Species by Natural Selection published.
    The biologist of England, Darwin(1809-1882), published the Origin of Species by Natural selection. He wrote about that how the living organism progress.
  • William Gladstone becomes prime minister for the fist time

    William Gladstone, who is the liveral British statesman who served as prime minister four times (1808-1898) after defeating Benjamin Disraeli's Conservative government in a general election, became priminister for the first time
  • Declaration of Victoria Queen

     Declaration of Victoria Queen
    India came under direct British government control in 1858(one year after the India rebellion and also the remaning authority of the East India company was dissolver.) The Conservative prime minister, Benjamin Disrali, who was defeated by the William Gladstone, suggested to the queen that Victoria Queen should be proclaimed empress. However, his motive just seemed as the flattery to Queen Victoria. Despite Objections from the Liveral opposition, the title was endorsed and Victoria expressed.
  • The battle of Rouke's Drift : Anglo-Zulu-war

    The battle of Rouke's Drift : Anglo-Zulu-war
    The Battle of Rourke's Drift was a famed engagement of the 1879 Anglo-Zulu War. In the wake of their victory at Isandlwana, over 4,000 Zulus attacked the British outpost of Rourke's Drift. With fewer than 150 men, the garrison held out until the Zulus retreated the next day. At, Rouke's Drife, eleven victorian crosses were awarded
  • The Battle of Isandlwana : Anglo- Zulu War

     The Battle of Isandlwana : Anglo- Zulu War
    During the opening stages of the Anglo-Zulu war, The battle of Isandlwana was fought on January 22, 1879. After advancing into Zululand, the British troops guarding the camp at Isandlwana were attacked by the main Zulu army and massacred. The defeat at Isandlwana remains the greatest British defeat at the hands of native forces
  • Second Anglo-Afghan War : Battle of Maiwand

    British troops under General George Burrows were attacked by Afghan soldiers under Ayub Kahn. In the ensuing Battle of Maiwand, the Afghan troops were able to overwhelm Burrows' men, forcing them to flee, but suffered approximately 50% casualties in the process. The battle was one of the few instances of Asian forces defeating Western troops during the 19th century.
  • Murder in Dublin

    Two British goverment officials are murdered in Dublin. The recently appointed chief secretary of Ireland, Lord Frederick Cavendish, and his under-secretary TH Burke were stabbed to death in Phoenix Park, Dublin
  • Anglo-Zanzibar War: Shortest Conflict in History

    Anglo-Zanzibar War: Shortest Conflict in History
    The Anglo-Zanzibar war is widely believed to be the shortest war in History. It was fought between Britain and Khalid bin Barghash, the Anglo-Zanzibar conflict arose after a dispute over who would become the sultan of Zanzibar.After the late sultan's nephew, Khalid bin Bargash, staged a coup d'état and assumed power, the British, who were advancing their own candidate, ordered him to step down. After a British ultimatum expired, the Royal Navy opened fire on the palace (right) and forced Bargash
  • Mahdist War : Battle of Omdurman; British Triumphant at Omdurman

    Fighting near Khartoum, Sudan, the British under Lord Horatio Kitchener deployed modern weapons and decimated Abdullah al-Taashi's men. The victory at Omdurman reasserted British power in eastern Africa.
  • Second Boer War

    the end of 19th century, Britain spread their power by dominating the cape colony in North America. And, in the south area, there are Transbal republic and Orange Free State which Boer people, who are the descendants of Holland, made.However, in 1899, England invaded for gaining Diamond and gold of the North America. Two countries were resistant each other, however, in 1902, they were merged by North America.
  • Conservatives are Re-elected

     Conservatives are Re-elected
    The Conservatives, benefiting from the British Success of the Boer war, are from splits in the Liveral Party, were returned to power