At the end of World War II, English writer George Orwell used cold war, as a general term, in his essay "You and the Atomic Bomb", published 19 October 1945 in the British newspaper Tribune. Contemplating a world living in the shadow of the threat of nuclear warfare , Orwell looked at James Burnham 's predictions of a polarized world, writing:
As Chancellor, Lloyd George presented his "People's Budget" on 29 April 1909, calling it a war budget to eliminate poverty. With Churchill as his closest ally, Lloyd George proposed unprecedented taxes on the rich to fund the Liberal welfare programmes. The budget was vetoed by the Conservative peers who dominated the House of Lords.
The resulting paralysis embarrassed and frustrated many American nationalists, including George Washington. Many of the most prominent national leaders, such as Washington, John Adams , John Hancock , and Benjamin Franklin , retired from public life, served as foreign delegates, or held office in state governments; and for the general public, local government and self-rule seemed quite ...
Francis Leslie Pym, Baron Pym, MC, PC, DL (13 February 1922 – 7 March 2008) was a British Conservative Party politician who served in various Cabinet positions in the 1970s and 1980s, including Foreign, Defence and Northern Ireland Secretary, and Leader of the House of Commons.
Grenville ministry: Bute's resignation following fierce criticism of the Treaty of Paris (1763) George Grenville: 13 Jul 1765 – 30 Jul 1766: First Rockingham ministry: King disliked Grenville to the point of dismissal (1765) The Marquess of Rockingham: Whig: 30 Jul 1766 – 14 Oct 1768: Chatham (Pitt) ministry
09/11/2009 · England’s longest-ruling monarch before Queen Victoria, King George III (1738-1820) ascended the British throne in 1760. During his 59-year reign, he pushed
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