CSS British History 2007


Q.2. “Robert Peel was the most liberal of the conservatives and most conservative of the liberals” Discuss. (20)

Q.3. What were the factors which led to the policy of “Splendid Isolation” and why England abandoned this policy towards the end of 19th century? (20)

Q.4. “British Common Wealth of Nations is a legacy of Colonialism”. Discuss and analyses the merits and demerits of the organization. (20)

Q.5. Enumerate and analyze the causes and results of the World War-II. Was the war inevitable? Discuss (20)

Q.6. What were the causes of the Crimean war and how England was drawn into it? What were the main decisions taken in the Treaty of Paris? (20)

Q.7. The League of Nations and the United Nations both emerged from the ashes of war. The League met its demise but United Nations is struggling for survival. Analyze the statement. (20)

Q.8. Write comprehensive notes on any TWO of the followings: (10x2=20)

(a) Eastern Question

(b) Chartist Movement

(c) Winston Churchill

(d) Margaret Thatcher