The modern age: historical and social context

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Appunti di inglese: the modern age. Guerre mondiali, new deal, suffragette, etc. (4 pagine formato docx)

1.
UK: The Edwardian Era
- Queen VICTORIA DIED 1901: SON EDWARD VII, reign with URGENT NEED FOR SOCIAL REFORMS


- GENERAL ELECTION: LIBERAL PARTY (could do the reform) WON
- Liberal government: 1911 – NATIONAL INSURANCE ACT: insured WORKERS AGAINST SICKNESS, MINIMUM WAGE IN UNEMPLOYMENT time


2. WWI – Causes, development
- Beginning of 19th Century: CREATION OF SYSTEMS OF ALLIANCES in Europe: to HELP COMMERCE AND COLONIAL INTERESTS (though, only created COMPETITION):
1. GERMANY + AUSTRIA


2. UK  + FRANCE + RUSSIA + ITALY
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