Margaret Thatcher

You can read about Margaret Thatcher in your textbook. Use the following websites to find out about her background and to find out what people find to praise in her achievements and what they criticise.

Exercise

  1. What social background did Margaret Thatcher come from, and what sort of education did she have?
  2. Many people are full of admiration for what she achieved. Why?
  3. Other people see her as a disastrous prime minister. Why?

Web resource

Margaret Thatcher (The Guardian)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/margaretthatcher

PMs in History: Margaret Thatcher

http://pm.gov.uk/output/Page126.asp

Margaret Thatcher Foundation

http://www.margaretthatcher.org/

Historic Figures: Margaret Thatcher (BBC)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/thatcher_margaret.shtml

Time Magazine: 100 People of the Century

http://www.time.com/time/time100/leaders/profile/thatcher.html

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