Chancellor of the Exchequer

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  • Consequences Of The British Pound Attack 1992

    consequences of this event is that Banks gained independence .The new monetary framework was introduced over the following months in order to improve the transparency of policy and set a considerable constraint on the freedom of man oeuvre of the Chancellor of the Exchequer. After the crisis, Britain was no longer dependent on the exchange rate previously specified and the pound gained a self-regulating mechanism of supply and demand. Lower interest rates encouraged exports, reduce imports…

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  • What Are The Factors Leading To Change In Britain's Democracy Between 1851 And 1928

    Between 1851 and 1928, Britain grew into a more democratic country, which meant the people had a say on how the country was run. Before this time, Britain wasn 't considered that democratic as it was largely dominated by the upper class, who were the only people allowed to vote. However, over time many factors, including pressure groups, political advantage and changing political attitudes, contributed to the change in how Britain was governed. To a large extent, changing political attitudes…

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  • Winston Churchill's Accomplishments

    was Prime Minister of England, his political career began in 1900, as a Conservative in Parliament (Draper). Churchill then transitioned from Conservative “defecting to the Liberal Party in 1904” (Draper). In 1924, Churchill “served as Chancellor of the Exchequer” (Draper), and lost his seat in Parliament in 1929. After this defeat, Churchill spent the “next [eleven] years out of office, mainly writing and making speeches” about Nazi Germany (Draper). This rise of power as a politician allowed…

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  • The Major Causes Of The American Revolution

    The American Revolution was a major part of American history, it gave the thirteen colonies the independence they needed from the tyrants of Great Britain. The 13 colonies felt as though they were being overly oppressed by taxes, they didn’t have any representation and the Boston tea party (which caused even more taxes on the colonies and revved up the wars start).The most important cause of the American Revolution was the war between the French and Britain or the French and Indian war. The…

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  • Winston Churchill's Contribution To The Modern World

    “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” (BrainyQuote, 2014). Winston Churchill was an inspirational leader in politics who left a long lasting legacy, he made decisions that would impact the modern world. Churchill was deeply involved in the British Empire’s government. He was one of the most powerful people in Great Britain, holding many major roles from the beginning of his career to the end. Churchill also had other…

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  • Townshend Act Dbq

    Around the 1770s, the Townshend Acts caused many problems for the colonists at the time, and this helped the Revolutionary War happen. The Townshend Acts were named after Charles Townshend. He was known as a Chancellor of the Exchequer, chief treasurer of British Empire who's in charge or economic and financial matters. Townshend created the Acts because after the repeal of the Stamp Act, money was needed to pay off expenses from the French and Indian War. The money would also support their…

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  • Why Do Ministers Need To Scrutinise The Government

    Intro- Who are Ministers + need to scrutinise the government The Ministers of the Crown Act 1975 defines a Minister as the holder of any office in Her Majesty’s government in the UK. Ministers of the Crown are members of the governing political party who have been appointed to a political office in the government. Formally, they are appointed by the Crown on the advice of the Prime Minister, in practice this latter has the ultimate say on who is appointed. Ministers are members of one of…

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  • Violence In The Suffrage Movement

    Violence was a crucial key in The Suffrage Movement which gained women the right to vote in England, 1918. During the 19th century, Britain was going through a period of great political and social change. Throughout this time, there was a prominent aspect for the fight for women 's suffrage. As women 's involvement in society became more common, politicians found it hard to find a rational reason for woman not gaining vote. At the time none of the political parties were campaigning for women 's…

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  • How Did Winston Mr Churchill Influence The World

    Randolph Churchill and Jennie Jerome. He arrived two months early, were his mother gave birth to him in a bedroom. Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace in Woodstock, Oxfordshire. His Father, Lord Randolph, was a politician who served for Chancellor of the Exchequer. His mother, Jennie Jerome, was an American socialite. He was born into the Spencer family, which is part of the…

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  • American Identity Essay

    The American identity resulted from America’s early British roots and the separation that America experienced from its colonial roots as it emerged as a young nation. The events leading up to the revolution illustrate how deeply America was intertwined with Britain and the rapid escalation of tension between the two, comparatively post-revolutionary America is when America began to truly develop a unique and personalized identity that separated America from its original British roots. In 1607…

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