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British history tasks. By Mgr. Šárka Jurajdová. Early history. Fill in the chart with the words below and add a comment to each:

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british history tasks

British historytasks

By Mgr. Šárka Jurajdová

early history
Early history

Fill in the chart with the words below and add a comment to each:

Runes5th – 9thc.1066public baths William the ConquerorAlfred the Great 43ADHadrian’s Wall BardsFortresseshalltribal kinship 6 kingdoms druidic ceremonies WessexDanelawStone formations

middle ages
Middle Ages:

Place each of the events mentioned below on a time axis and write the proper decade or century:

♣ Richard I: the third crusade to Palestine

♣ Charles I: desire for absolute power

♣ The Wars of the Roses

♣ Conquest of Wales

♣ Elizabeth I: flowering of theatres

♣ The Restoration

♣ Hundred Years’ War

♣ Stirling, William Wallace fights for Scottish independence

♣ The Act of Supremacy

♣ Black Death

♣ Civil War: Oliver Cromwell

♣ James I: unification of England and Scotland

♣ 1st Parliament summoned

♣ Magna CartaLibertatum

♣ “Bloody Mary” (Protestants persecuted)

got it right

1350s – 70s Black Death

Got it right?

1215: Magna Carta

1297: William Wallace

1265: 1st Parliament summoned



1337 – 1453 Hundred

1285: conquest of Wales


Richard I: the third crusade to Palestine

1665: Black Death

1603: James I: England + Scotland

1532: The Act of Supremacy



Years‘ War

Charles I:

1660: Restoration

1455 – 1485: The Wars of the Roses


"Bloody Mary“

Elizabeth I: theatres

1560s -1603


Civil War: Cromwell

modern history
Modern history:

18th, 19th, 20thcenturies: Match the following expressions and indicate the relation between them.

1/ Treaty of Paris (1763)

2/ Industrial revolution (18th c)

3/ The Factory Act (1833)

4/ The Mines Act (1842)

5/ The 2nd Reform Act (1867)

6/ The Education Act (1870)

7/ The Irish Potato famine (1840s)

8/ The Boer War (1899 – 1902)

9/ colonialism (19th c)

10/ Suffragettes (19/20th c)

11/ the Allies vs Central powers

12/ The 5th Parliamentary Act (1928)

13/ Winston Churchill

14/ Battle of Britain (1941)

15/ Margaret Thatcher (1979)

a) South Africa

b) limits to working hours of children

c) private enterprise

d) Struggle for enfranchisement for women

e) WWI

f) huge emigration to the USA

g) Empress Victoria

h) organization of primary education

i) WWII, Prime Minister

j) franchise for working people in towns

k) abolishment of women labour in mines

l) Germany bombed Britain

m) Enfranchisement for women

n) Enlargement of the British Empire

o) manufacturing

what did you learn
What did you learn?

Fill in the gaps with the expressions from the right column in the previous slide:

1/ The Treaty of Paris from 1763 led to the _______.

2/ The Industrial revolution is marked with many new inventions and the introduction of ________.

3/ In 1830s, thanks to the Factory Act, there were brought ______.

4/ Among the new reforms of 1840s we might count the Mines Act, which meant _________.

5/ In 1860s by the 2nd reform Act the right to vote (_____) was given to _________.

6/ The Education Act of 1870 ensured __________.

7/ The Irish Potato Famine of the 1840s led to _____________.

1/n, 2/o, 3/b, 4/k, 5/j, 6/h, 7/f


8/ The Boer War (1899 – 1902) took place in _____, where the British fought with the Dutch settlers.

9/ Colonialism throughout the 19th century brought the British Queen the title ________ .

10/ The main goal of the Suffragettes was _______.

11/ The Allies (France, Britain and Russia) fought against the Central powers in ______ .

12/ Finally, in 1928, women reached _______ by the 5th Parliamentary Act.

13/ Winston Churchill, one of the most famous Brits, was a ______ during _______ .

14/ During WWII there was the Battle of Britain when ________ to make Britain give up.

15/ Margaret Thatcher, the so-called "Iron Lady", being the leader of the Conservative party, supported _______.

9/g, 10/d, 11/e, 12/m, 13/i, 14/l, 15/c