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History
Course
HIST 1002
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All Professors
Semester
Winter

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February 29 2012HIST 1002Lecture 8BrezhnevGreat BritainThe Thatcher EraLabour is not workingThatchers slogan when she won election in 1979oWants to put Britain back on the world stage put in back on solid economic puttingoCut the milk from students diet when she was rising to powermove describes her cut costs styleoInflationoIndustrial turmoiloWanted to end dependence on welfare stateWanted lower taxesCut back on some of the governments subsidiesoIron LadyHad certain amount of ruthlessness in her in politicsoAusterity measuresWas really looking to trim fatnot spent too much on welfare stateoThe Falklands WarApril 1982Islands east of Argentina Britain went to war with Argentina who invaded Falklands islandsSome thought Thatcher wanted to bring back England glory by winning the waroLondon modernizedLondon modernized became a top financial capital in Europe
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