British History

CSS Syllabus British History – 100 Marks

Part –I (Marks 50)
I. The Glorious Revolution (1688)
§ Causes, and Results
§ William III and Mary II (1689-1702)
§ Queen Anne (1702-1714)
II. Hanoverian Era (1714-1790)
§ Jacobite Rebellions (1715 and 1745)
§ Robert Walpole and Whig Oligarchy
§ American War of Independence (1776)
III. The Union of England and Scotland
IV. Union of England and Ireland
V. The Old Colonial system
VI. The French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars
§ Causes
§ Britain and Napoleonic Wars
§ Impact on Britain
VII. Industrial and Agricultural Revolution
§ Causes
§ Effects on Political and Social Life of Britain
§ Party Politics
§ The Methodist Movement
§ Socialism
§ Liberalism
§ Colonization
§ Chartest Movement
VIII. Robert Peel and return of Torries
§ Internal policies
§ Irish Problem
IX. Victorian Era (1837-1901)
§ Internal Reforms
§ Liberals
§ Foreign Policy
§ Disraeli, Gladstone and Problems in Ireland
§ Great Britain and Free Trade
X. Edwardian Era (1901-1910)
§ Domestic and Foreign Policies (1901-1910)
§ The Origins of Labor Party
XI. Britain, World War I and its Aftermath
§ Causes
§ Britain and Peace settlement
§ Effects of War on Britain
§ League of Nations
§ The Great Depression
§ Appeasement and Rearmament
Part –II (Marks 50)
XII. Britain ,World War II and its Aftermath
§ Causes and events
§ Churchill, War Conferences
§ Creation of U.N.O
§ Effects of war
§ Reforms of Labour Government
XIII. Great Britain and Cold War
§ Creation of Common Wealth
§ NATO
§ Decolonization of the British Empire
§ Internal Policies and EEC
§ Foreign Policy
XIV. Thatcherism to Cameroun (1979-2012)
§ Internal Policy
§ Society and culture
§ Foreign Policy
§ Falkland War
§ John Major and his Policies
§ European Common Market and the Great Britain
§ Formation of EU
§ Tony Blair “New Labour” Economic Crunch, War on Terror and his Policies
§ Global Financial Crisis 2008 and the Great Britain
§ Reforms under Cameroun
SUGGESTED READINGS
S.No.
Title
Author
1.
The Conservative Party from Peel to Thatcher
Blake, Robert, 1985
2.
A New History of England, 410-1975.
Oxford, New York, Pergamum Press, 1968.
3.
Trends in Britain Politics since 1945
Cook,Chris and John
Ramsden eds. 1978
4.
The Hanoverians, 1714-1815
Green, V.H. 1976
5.
The People’s Peace: British History 1945-1990
Morgan,Kenneth O,1992
6.
Textbook of Modern English History 1714-1960
Southgate,G.W.A, 1961
7.
English History, 1914-1945
Taylor, A.J.P. 1965
8.
Europe Since Napoleon
Thompson, David.1983
9.
English Social History
Trevelyan, G.M.
10.
Britain and Empire.
L.J. Butler.
11.
Democracy: Great Britain 1815—1914
Bentley, Michael
12.
England in the Eighteenth Century
Serlley, W.T.
13.
History of Britain
Carter, E.H.
14.
Mastering Modern British History
Norman Lowe
15.
The Struggle for Mastery in Europe 1848—1918
Taylor, A.J.P.
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