British politician; granted the vote to working-class men in 1867; an example of conservative politicians keeping stability through reform.
This prime minister was conservative BEFORE joining the LIBERAL PARTY. Is called "The Grand Old Man." Religious man, great orator, was responsible for much political and social reform. Extend vote to farm workers, most other males
David Lloyd George
Member of the Liberal party in Great Britain who helped raise taxes on the rich, and reform in general
A noted British statesman who led Britain throughout most of World War II and along with Roosevelt planned many allied campaigns. He predicted an iron curtain that would separate Communist Europe from the rest of the West.
prime minister of Britain; strong relationship with Reagan; supported NATO, allowed US to store missiles in England; one of the first Western leaders to act warmly toward reformer Gorbachev
English military, political, and religious figure who led the Parliamentarian victory in the English Civil War (1642-1649) and called for the execution of Charles I. As lord protector of England (1653-1658) he ruled as a virtual dictator.
British Prime Minister from the Labour Party for a decade; ended 18 years of Conservative Party dominance beginning in 1997.
Son of Henry V and Catherine of France, this king went through periods of insanity leading to the civil wars like the War of Roses
French king who succeeded Henry IV when he was nine years old; his reign was dominated by the influence by his mother and regent Marie de Medici, Cardinal Richelieu, and wealthy nobles.
"sun king" made france the leading power of europe; palace at Versailles; weakened french economy b/c of wars to expand France, revoking the Edict of Nantes caused Huguenots to flee France