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British History Timeline

British History Timeline

This interactive timeline on the BBC website encompasses the entire history of Britain via a user friendly graphical interface and by highlighting relevant milestones. Using a color coded scroll bar divided by time periods, it covers everything from the geographical separation of Britain from the European mainland in 6000 BC, to the British involvement in the 2003 invasion of Iraq. The site also allows the user to take historic “journeys” of specific subject matter such as women’s rights and royal family lineage. Although each date in the timeline is not described in depth, it serves as a good place to start when studying the country’s history.


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