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  • Human Characteristics of EnglandYour goal: Be able to give examples ofthe human characteristics of England.
  • Imperialism 1600s – 1700sEngland had the largest empire in history.Most powerful nation for over 100 years
  • Neville Chamberlain 1940sPrime Minister at the beginning of World War II We can trust Hitler. He promised us peace.
  • Winston Churchill 1940sPrime Minister at the end of World War II We shall never surrender.
  • King Charles I 1200sParliament forced him to sign the Magna Carta, which limited the power of the king.
  • John Locke 1600s Enlightenment thinker with the idea: People have natural rights to life, liberty and property.
  • Isaac Newton 1600sDiscovered the three laws of motion
  • Robert Hooke 1600sImproved the microscopeDiscovered cells
  • Edward Jenner 1700sInvented Smallpoxvaccine
  • Charles Darwin 1800sTheory of Natural Selection
  • Hans Krebs 1930s Biologist who discovered the Krebs cycle: How the body uses food to create energy.
  • Watson & CrickDiscovered thestructure of DNA1950s
  • Stephen Hawking 2000sLeading modern astrophysicist
  • Industrial Revolution• Began in England in 1750• Improved agriculture led to more specialization.• Coal resources provided power for factories.
  • James Watt 1700sInvented the steam engine
  • Railroads 1800sEarliest steam railroad system
  • Textile Mills 1700sImproved methods of productionFaster, more efficient, more profitable
  • Stonehenge 3000-2000 BCAncient Druid megalith
  • Bangers and MashBangers = SausagesMash = mashed potatoes
  • One of the most successful rockbands of all time