How the British Government Promotes Economic Growth


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Which of these was privatized in Britain?

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1. What group of people get special immigration status in the UK?

2. What is the Commonwealth?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Second World War destroyed British infrastructure and devastated its national economy. Great Britain instituted a number of political and economic reforms to promote development, and decades later became one of the world's foremost and robust economies. To be successful on this quiz, you will need a firm grasp of economics, politics, and history.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on the following to demonstrate your knowledge of the subject:

  • What British economic sectors were privatized
  • How immigration was restructured
  • The economic structure of a welfare state

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms such as commonwealth and welfare
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how the British government promoted economic growth
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the various economic and political reforms made by the British government to promote economic development

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, please refer to the accompanying lesson entitled How the British Government Promotes Economic Growth. The lesson covers the following:

  • The various economic and political reforms instituted by the British government following World War II
  • How the British welfare state was reformed to support private enterprise
  • How private business benefited from the British welfare state