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Russia and War

Russia and War There was no united front in Russia when war was declared on Germany and Austria. The Prime Minister, Goremykin, followed the patriotic line and had greater access to Nicholas than most other ministers. However, ministers such as Sazinov, the Foreign Minister, were far more cautious. Even the War Minister, Sukhomlinov, was unsure of whether Russia was capable of fighting a war against Germany.
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Voting patterns in America

Voting patterns in America are keenly analysed statistics by party officials. In 1996 the turn out at the general election was 49% which was the lowest turn out since 1924. This was despite a record of 13 million new voters registering to vote in1992. This could simply have been because so many potential voters considered the result a forgone conclusion rather than America developing a sudden apathy towards politics.
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1935 General Election

The 1935 election led to the second national government following on from 1931 national government. England C* 8,997,348 votes (49.4%) 329 MP's elected Nat* 13,250 votes (0.1%) 0 MP elected NL* 673,597 votes (3.4%) 22 MP's elected N Lab* 303,742 votes (1.6%) 6 MP's elected L 1,108,971 votes (6.3%) 11 MP's elected Lab 7,054,050 votes (38.
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Henry VII - The Early Years

Henry VII was born in Pembroke Castle, Wales, on January 28 th , 1457. Henry was the only child of Edmund Tudor, Earl of Richmond, and Margaret Beaufort. Edmund died three months before Henry was born (fighting the Duke of York who was trying to win control of West Wales) and his mother Margaret was only fourteen when she gave birth to the future king.
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British Politics

Political Ideas Democracy Direct Democracy Representative Democracy Liberal Democracy British Citizenship Legitimacy and Power Citizenship Civil Liberties Party Systems Political Parties The British Constitution First Past the Post British General Elections Proportional Representation Other Electoral Systems Referendums The Electoral Commission of 2001 The Executive in British Politics The Royal Prerogative The Queen's Speech The Cabinet The House of Commons The Civil Service Civil Service Reforms Decision making in government How laws are made in Great Britain The Whips and the Whipping System Constitutional Reform 1990 to 2001 Pressure Groups The House of Lords Planned reforms to the House of Lords The Wakeham Report Reform of the Lords 2007 The Lords Temporal The Lords Spiritual The Law Lords The Lord Chancellor The Judiciary Judicial Independence Judicial Neutrality Judicial Supremacy Devolution Scotland and Devolution Key dates for the SNP Scottish Parliament Election 2007 Wales and Devolution Key Dates for Plaid Cymru Northern Ireland Assembly election 2003 Arguments for devolution Current Devolved Parliaments 2009 European Parliament elections A History of the European Union and Great Britain The European Iron and Steel Community The Treaty of Rome The institutions of the European Union The European Commission What are the arguments for and against joining the Euro The Euro The Five Tests The European Union Constitution The European Reform Treaty Members of the European Union Members of the European Parliament The EU President How sovereign is the United Kingdom?
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HMS Ardent

HMS Ardent, a Type 21 frigate, was lost in San Carlos Bay on May 22 nd , 1982. HMS Ardent was part of the Task Force trying to remove the Argentine forces from the Falkland Islands and she was in San Carlos Bay to protect the men from the Royal Marines and the Parachute Regiment who had already landed there.
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