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Margaret Thatcher

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Transcript of Margaret Thatcher

Early life Denis Thatcher Life After Being Prime Minister Prime Minister More "Early" political career strong opposition to communism Margaret Hilda Roberts
October 13, 1925
Grantham, England
Conservative Methodist family
My father: Mayor of Grantham 1949: love at first sight The Iron Lady until 1992: Member of Parliament May 4, 1979 Member of Parliament (1959-1970)

Secretary of State for Education and Science (1970-1974)

Leader of the Opposition (1975-1979) The Right Honourable
Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher,
LG OM PC FRS 1947: Chemistry Degree
Oxford University
research chemist 1949: Dartford parliamentary seat

media attention 1951: wedding 1953: Carol & Max Studies for the bar 1953: qualified as a barrister "The Iron Lady" free milk program in the schools "Margaret Thatcher, Milk Snatcher" Where there is discord, may we bring harmony.
Where there is error, may we bring truth.
Where there is doubt, may we bring faith.
And where there is despair, may we bring hope. Economy Privatization Union Reforms Falkland War April 2, 1982: Argentina invades the British Falkland Islands June 14, 1982: the Islands are once again under British control. troops privatization
union reform
increased interest rates
changes in taxes improvement government run industries private ownership (gas, water, electricity) growth in the finance and service sectors the power of the trade unions strikes and lost worker's day eventually Cold War US President Ronald Reagan SU President Mikhail Gorbachev Assassination
Attempt October 12, 1984 Brighton Hotel November 28, 1990 1992: appointed to the House of Lords geopolitical consultant at Phillip Morris' tobacco company 2002: no more speaking engagements 2003: death of Dennis April 8, 2013 The funeral April 17, 2013
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