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Elizabeth I Great Britain


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Elizabeth I Great Britain

  1. 1. Elizabeth I Great Britain
  2. 2. Background <ul><li>Queen of England from 17 November 1558 – 24 March 1603 </li></ul><ul><li>Daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Virgin Queen”, “Gloriana”, or “Good Queen Bess” </li></ul><ul><li>Fifth and last monarch of Tudor dynasty </li></ul><ul><li>Succeeded half-sister, Catholic Mary </li></ul>
  3. 3. Philosophy <ul><li>&quot; video et taceo “; “I see, and say nothing”. </li></ul><ul><li>Moderate religious policy. </li></ul><ul><li>Rule by good counsel. </li></ul><ul><li>Largely defensive foreign policy. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Accomplishments <ul><li>Survived and succeeded in a political world that was male dominated, proving a woman could rule as well as any man </li></ul><ul><li>Led Britain into the defeating of the Spanish Armada- 1588 </li></ul><ul><li>provided valuable stability for kingdom </li></ul><ul><li>United her people in a time of deep religious division </li></ul><ul><li>H elped forge sense of national identity </li></ul><ul><li>Established Protestantism as the country's religion </li></ul>
  5. 5. Accomplishments <ul><li>Strengthened England’s economy </li></ul><ul><li>Turned England into one of the most powerful countries in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Queen Elizabeth established the Poor Laws - she achieved a new framework of support for the needy </li></ul><ul><li>Arts and drama flourished </li></ul><ul><li>Significant expansion overseas. Great explorers were encouraged such as Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Bibliography <ul><li>&quot;Eliabeth 1 Biography.&quot; Brief Biography of Queen Elizabeth 1. <>. </li></ul><ul><li> &quot;Queen Elizabeth 1 (1533 - 1603).&quot; Queen Elizabeth 1 (1533 - 1603). <>. </li></ul><ul><li>Jokinen, Anniina. &quot;Queen Elizabeth 1 (1533 - 1603).&quot; Queen Elizabeth 1 (1533 - 1603). 1996~2008. <>. </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia. &quot;Elizabeth I of England.&quot; Elizabeth I of England. 01 Mar. 2009. Wikipedia. <>. </li></ul><ul><li> &quot;The Spanish Armada.&quot; The Spanish Armada. <>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Accomplishments of Queen Elizabeth I.&quot; Elizabethan Era. 24 Feb. 2009 <>. </li></ul>