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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about History of the United Kingdom.
See also changes related to History of the United Kingdom, or pages that link to History of the United Kingdom or to this page or whose text contains "History of the United Kingdom".

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  • American Revolution [r]: The political and military action of the American colonists who overthrew British control between 1763-1789. [e]
  • Battle of the Atlantic [r]: A major campaign to secure Anglo-American shipping routes in the face of German opposition, principally submarine but also involving long-range aircraft and commerce raiding; eventually won by Allied technology, organization and industrial production [e]
  • Battle of Britain [r]: Those German offensive air strikes, and British defense, with which the Germans had intended to establish air supremacy for their proposed invasion of Britain [e]
  • Battle of Hastings [r]: (1066) The battle which marked the end of Anglo-Saxon rule in England. [e]
  • Bill of Rights (England) [r]: An Act Declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject and Settling the Succession of the Crown [e]
  • Black Death [r]: A devastating pandemic that widely affected Eurasia and North Africa in the middle of the 14th century, killing between one-third and two-thirds of affected populations. [e]
  • English Civil War [r]: 1641-1651 conflict between Parliamentarians and Royalists loyal to the monarchy. [e]
  • Glorious Revolution [r]: (1688 - 89) Largely bloodless events which deposed King James VII and II (of Scotland and England), brought William and Mary to the thrones and established the monarchy on a contract basis. [e]
  • Great Depression in the United Kingdom [r]: The Depression as it affected the United Kingdom. [e]
  • Industrial Revolution [r]: A period of major economic transformation in Britain from the 1750s to the 1830s, characterized by the growth of a new system comprising factories, railroads, coal mining and business enterprises using new technologies. [e]
  • Magna Carta [r]: A 13th century charter that forms part of the British constitution and which has been classified as a document of global significance. [e]
  • Norman invasion of England [r]: Invasion of the Kingdom of England by the troops of William, Duke of Normandy ('William the Bastard'), and his victory at the Battle of Hastings. [e]
  • Peasants' Revolt [r]: First large-scale rebellion in English history, beginning in Essex, it was triggered by the poll tax of 1381 which angered labourers and artisans. [e]
  • Second World War [r]: Alternative term for World War II. [e]
  • World War I [r]: Massive international conflict involving the Allies and Central Powers between 1914-1918. [e]
  • World War II [r]: War between the Allies (most notably the UK, US and Soviet Union) and the Axis (principally Germany and Japan) 1939–1945. [e]