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1950 General Election

The 1950 general election saw the return to power of the Labour Party under the leadership of Clement Atlee. However, compared with the 1945 general election result, Atlee was working with a greatly reduced majority. England C 10,499,392 (43.8%) 253 MP's elected L 2,248,127 (9.4%) 2 MP's elected Lab 11,050,966 (46.
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China 1949 to 1953

In October 1949, Mao had declared the People's Republic of China at the Gate of Heavenly Peace in Beijing. He now faced very large problems. China had been fighting a civil war since the 1920's and a full-scale war with the Japanese since 1937 to 1945. After nearly 20 years of fighting, China now many problems.
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Ethnomethodology

Ethnomethodology is a study concerned with the methods used by people to construct, account for and give meaning to their social world. Ethnomethodology means a study of the methods used by people. Ethnomethodologists such as Schutz believe there is no real social order, as other sociological perspectives assume.
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Holy Roman Empire

The Holy Roman Empire was potentially Europe's greatest state. However, by 1600 the Holy Roman Empire was a mere shadow of its former glory. The heart of the Holy Roman Empire had been Germany. But by 1600, a better term for the area would have been “Germanies” as the heart of the Holy Roman Empire had become split into a mass of princes and states who since the time of Luther had done what they could to extend their independence and power at the expense of the emperor.
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Course of History

Conservative Party support in England 1832 to 1979

The number of Conservative Party MP's elected has varied each election depending on the party's fortunes at the time of an election. 1900 : 402 1906 : 156 1910 January : 272 1910 December : 271 1918 : 382 1922 : 344 1923 : 258 1924 : 412 1929 : 260 1931 : 522 1935 : 429 1945 : 210 1950 : 298 1951 : 321 1955 : 345 1959 : 365 1964 : 304 1966 : 253 1970 : 330 1974 February : 297 1974 October : 277 1979 : 339 Party Vote These totals include MP's from National Labour, National Liberal, Liberal Unionists etc who sided with the Conservative Party as various times from 1900 to 1950 Related Posts Conservative Party votes from 1832 to 1979 The number of Conservative Party MP's elected has varied each election depending on the party's fortunes at the time of an election.
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The Red Army

The Red Army was Mao's lifeline during such incidents as the Long March. Without the dedication of those people in the Red Army, the Chinese Communist Party would have collapsed in the late 1920's and 1930's. The Red Army was formed after Mao had led his followers into the mountains on the Hunan-Jiangxi border.
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