History of the United Kingdom

Can you name these people, places, and things from British history?
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Last updated: October 4, 2020
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First female Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher
Event hosted in London in 1908,
1948 and 2012
Summer Olympics
Tribe that gave its name to England
Angles
First permanent English
settlement in the New World
Jamestown
Victorious admiral at Trafalgar
Horatio Nelson
Name of Northern Ireland conflict
The Troubles
Commander who defeated
Napoleon at Waterloo
Duke of
Wellington
Ship built in Belfast in 1912
RMS Titanic
Lord Protector, 1653–1658
Oliver Cromwell
Revolting Celtic queen
Boudica
Type of weapon Welsh soldiers
used during the Middle Ages
Longbow
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Alexander Fleming's invention
Penicillin
"Lost Colony" established in 1585
Roanoke
Name for the British withdrawal
from the European Union
Brexit
Germany's aerial bombardment
of the UK in 1940-41
The Blitz
Celtic tribe of ancient Scotland
Picts
War fought against Argentina
Falklands War
Birmingham's most prominent gang
Peaky Blinders
Adam Smith is considered to be
the "father" of this
Economics /
Capitalism
First British circumnavigator
Francis Drake
Country of the Mau Mau uprisings
Kenya
Literary family of
Anne, Emily, and Charlotte
Brontë
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