Politics. By Courtney Smith & Grace Parsons. What’s What?. Capitalism: is a political and economic system in which private owners control a country's trade and industry in order to make a profit.
By Courtney Smith & Grace Parsons
1836: Samuel F. B. Morse invents the telegraph.
1866: Cyrus Field lays the first successful transatlantic cable.
1876: Alexander Graham Bell invents the telephone.
1879: Thomas Edison invents the indandescent light bulb.
1892: Rudolf Diesel patents the diesel engine.
1899: Guglielmo Marconi invents the wireless.
1903: The Wright Brothers make the first successful airplane flight
King Edward: reigned from 22 January 1901 – 6 May 1910 (his death)
King George: took over from Edward and reigned from 6 May 1910 – 20 January 1936
King Edward VI appointed:
Arthur Balfour (1902-05), Conservative Party
Sir Henry Campbell- Bannerman (1905-08),Liberal Party
Herbert Henry Asquith (1908-16), Liberal Party
King George V appointed: was leader of the Liberal Party and Prime Minister at the time. He imposed the Peoples Budget which raised taxes on the rich (generally land owners) in order to support the
David Lloyd George (1916-22), Liberal Party
Herbert Henry Asquith
Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
David Lloyd George