Human Characteristics of England

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Human Characteristics of England

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

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